• CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM

    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

  • CONVENTION STREET PARK

    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

  • LOUISIANA’S OLD STATE CAPITOL

    ** The Old State Capitol will be closed July 3 – 4, 2018 ** Constructed between 1847 and 1852, this imposing structure on a bluff looking out over the Mississippi River has the appearance from the outside of a medieval fortress. The interior, however, is decorated in marble and rich read more

  • MISSISSIPPI RIVER

    No river in American is as culturally, historically, and economically significant as the Mississippi. Here in Baton Rouge visitors and residents are able to take advantage of the city’s proximity to this famous waterway and partake in a wide variety of activities including a bike and walking trail, museums such read more

  • NORTH BOULEVARD TOWN SQUARE

    North Boulevard Town Square is a spectacular greenspace development that has transformed the disjointed area between North Boulevard and River Road into a lively downtown center where the city’s cultural and civic attractions come together for all to enjoy. While this area was previously unusable with virtually no tree cover read more

  • RIVERFRONT PLAZA

    Located between the Mississippi River, the Pennington Planetarium, the USS Kidd war museum and memorial and the Baton Rouge River Center, the plaza offers seating atop the Mississippi River levee. Also features a fountain, a 4 panel mural, observation deck, and access to the USS Kidd Fletcher Class destroyer. » read more

  • SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS

      Welcome to Shaw Center for the Arts. Opened in 2005 and covering a full city block in the heart of downtown Baton Rouge, the multi-use museum, theatre and arts complex incorporates historic architecture and modern design, creating a fantastic structure overlooking the Mississippi River.          

  • U.S.S. KIDD MUSEUM

    Fletcher-class destroyer USS KIDD (DD-661), the “Pirate of the Pacific” located in the heart of scenic downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana, she is the centerpiece of a memorial which serves to honor the men and women of our American armed forces. Museum and ship open daily for tours. Voices From T read more