The West Baton Rouge Museum
In the interest of our parish,
Three Hundred Years of History in West Baton Rouge.
Our dynamic permanent exhibits give you a comprehensive view about our history from the Native Americans and European Exploration to contemporary times. Get a hands on experience with the artifacts in our collection and see the importance of industry that made Louisiana at one time the richest state in the south. - Read More
Always something new at the WBR Museum
The museum features a wide variety of temporary and traveling exhibits throughout the year. These exhibits reflect a wide variety of topics and highlight different aspects of West Baton Rouge culture. We feature workshops, lectures, films and festivals including SugarFest. Come visit us, we'd be happy to see you - Read More
West Baton Rouge Museum
Experience the 19th Century for yourself!
Our historic structures bring you back to a time that is not forgotten and preserved for you and your children to come and explore and learn from our history. The Aillet House, Allendale Plantation Cabins, Arboroth Plantation Store, are our showcase exhibits, with period furnishing and other artifacts. - Read More
West Baton Rouge Museum News
Introducing the West Baton Rouge Museum Podcast
The West Baton Rouge Museum is pleased to announce that you can now find us on iTunes! We will be uploading audio recordings of our lunchtime lecture series for your listening pleasure. So, if you missed one of our lectures, or just want to listen to it again, click here…in West Baton Rouge Museum News
Frank Carruth III Children’s Fund Established
Frank Carruth III Children’s Fund Established From left to right: Stacy Ryan, Marsha Best Turner, Tom Acosta chairman of the West Baton Rouge Museum Board, Julie Rose museum director, and Jeannie Luckett education curator. The West Baton Rouge Museum is pleased to announce the newly established Frank Carruth III…in West Baton Rouge Museum News
Art Scouts Radio Presents "The Art of Understanding" Featuring WBRM Director Dr. Julia Rose
America is faced with a fierce need for a national dialogue about race. Included in that are the issues raised by our history of slavery. Julia Rose, director of the West Baton Rouge Museum and David Floyd, director of the LSU Rural Life Museum provide an outline of that history…in West Baton Rouge Museum News