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
We have exciting and thought provoking exhibits on display in 2011, Testimony of Fire: Frederick Douglass’s Connection to Louisiana Politics, Civil War Quilt Challenge, Portraits in Gray, Cathartic Art: Remembering 9/11, Morley, the Vanished Lumber Town, A World Turned Upside Down: Civil War Homefront Perspectives, Brusly High School Centennial Anniversary and more with rarely seen works and objects to pique your interest. We feature workshops, lectures, films and festivals including Sugar Fest. 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
Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War - April 2nd - June 1st, 2014
Teachers Institute: History, The Arts, and Agriculture: Cultivating Lessons for the Classroom using Social Studies and STEM Learning, July 8, 9, and 10, 2014
2014 Teachers Institute July 8, 9, & 10, 2014 History, The Arts, and Agriculture: Cultivating Lessons for the Classroom using Social Studies and STEAM Learning The West Baton Rouge Museum has opened registration for the 2014 Teachers Institute. This summer marks the eighth year of this three-day summer enrichment…in West Baton Rouge Museum News
Sweetie Pie visits the Port Allen Lock
Talented Art Student Exhibition - March 15 - April 27
The annual exhibit showcases the work of West Baton Rouge elementary through high school age children enrolled in the Talented Art program. Parents, students, friends and family are welcome to attend the opening reception of the 2014 Annual Talented Art Student Exhibit on March 16th 2:30-5pm. Guests are welcome to…in Current Exhibits