The Old Arsenal Museum, formerly known as the Powder Magazine, was built in 1838 and is the third structure to stand on this site. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the site was of particular military importance due to its location on the Mississippi River. It later served read more


    The Baton Rouge River Center Arena presents concerts, trade shows, sports and family shows, with seating for up to 12,000 for concerts, 8500 for sporting events, and 4500 for theatre events. Exhibition Hall, recently expanded with an additional 10,000 sq ft (1,000 m²). of exhibition space and providing a total read more


    The Belle of Baton Rouge Casino and Hotel offer a unique experience to visitors and guests.  A shared location allows guests to enjoy the Casino and the many restaurants and bars on property with the added benefit of being able to spend the night in one of Baton Rouge’s nicest hotels.  read more


    The Louisiana State Museum-Baton Rouge features thematic exhibits on the diverse aspects of Louisiana history and culture, including two permanent exhibitions, entitled Grounds for Greatness: Louisiana and the Nation, and Experiencing Louisiana: Discovering the Soul of America. Exhbit Soul of the South: Selections from the Gitter-Yelen Collection includes more than eighty paintings, read more


    Baton Rouge’s City Dock welcomes thousands of tourists each year from grand riverboats on the Mississippi. Connected to the levee path, the dock also serves as a gateway into Downtown’s Central Green and entertainment destinations. The city is currently planning to expand the dock, accommodating multiple vessels to fuel Baton read more


    The prominent theme within Plan Baton Rouge II was to reconnect Baton Rouge with the mighty Mississippi River by establishing a connective urban core anchored by the Central Green – a network of greenspaces linking downtown’s cultural and civic attractions. The redesign of City Hall Plaza fulfills a major goal read more


    0.73 Acres – Located in the heart of the city, the park’s unique amenities include a perennial garden, pergola with tables and chairs, educational and historical information, bio-retention rain garden, passive open green space and artwork. An arcing seat wall provides seating or an area for outdoor performances. It also read more

  • Downtown Greenway

    The North Boulevard Promenade section of the Downtown Greenway is now open! This phase of the project was constructed by Rotolo Consultants Inc. and has transformed the meandering brick path into an urban transportation corridor for pedestrians and bicyclists. The project features a 10′ wide bicycle path and complementary separate read more


    Expressway Park includes approximately 700 linear feet of new pedestrian and cyclist trail construction connecting Myrtle Avenue to South Boulevard at East Boulevard. In addition to the pathway, trail-head facilities have created bike racks, accessible ramps and connections to the pathway from two parking lots. Expressway Parks also includes an read more


    The Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Exhibition Gallery at the Shaw Center for the Arts is the LSU School of Art’s ultra-contemporary exhibition space that brings artwork of the highest caliber to Baton Rouge. Exhibitions at Glassell Gallery challenge viewers to look seriously at works that raise questions and evoke responses. read more