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Acadian Cultural Center

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First of all it tells you the story of the Acadian people. Second this place is part of very big... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
london057
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Dublin, Ohio
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Learn about the region's history

The culture of Acaians is fascinating and the center does a great job of displaying what it was... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Ocean_Rover_Blue_Wat
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

First of all it tells you the story of the Acadian people. Second this place is part of very big national park. Last the people who work here are very nice.

Thank london057
Reviewed 27 June 2018

The culture of Acaians is fascinating and the center does a great job of displaying what it was like.

Thank Ocean_Rover_Blue_Wat
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I have learned a lot about the Acadian history thanks to this museum. It is free but well done. The staff is friendly. The video presents is a quick summary of the history of the Acadian people; which I find very sad.

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Very informative and attractively displayed photos and artifacts. Large displays that detail all aspects of Acadian life. The film is a must see which clearly and dramatically tells the story of the Arcadian diaspora.

Thank KMKJZ
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We really wanted to visit this museum and to watch what we heard is an excellent movie to understand more about Acadian culture, but it was closed from Saturday noon until Tuesday...a government cut! We arrived at 11h50...too late to visit anything, but we talked...More

2  Thank Christine K
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We learned lots about the people here and the hardships they faced... The intro movie was excellent, but maybe too grim for little kids. Nevertheless this visitor center is a must stop.

2  Thank Don H
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Stop by to see the movie. It is very informative. Gives a good overview of the start of Acadian life in the area. The little museum is nicely displayed and easy to see.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018

The park officers were very helpful and educated on the Acadian Culture, we enjoyed the movie, the artifacts and history. We purchased an authentic Cajun cookbook and was very impressed with the entire experience.

Thank SharieN_13
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The movie was great and the museum was very well done...a nice blend of the written word and pictures, in color and black and white and a lot of 3 dimension...

1  Thank Kathy L
Reviewed 31 October 2017

this great museum explains the history, politics, and life of the French Canadians migration to Louisiana and transition to Acadians and their life in the south.

Thank Ann H
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The Acadian Cultural Center is open Tues- Fri 9- 4;30 and 8;30- 12 noon on Saturdays. It is closed Sun & Mon. It is free. They play a film on the history of the Acadian people and how they came here and would eventually... More
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