Customize Your Tour

If our other tour options don't fit your needs, you can customize your tour experience using specific themes and activities. Guides can focus on particular aspects when visiting the historic structures and make connections to what your students are learning in the classroom. If you're interested in customizing your tour or finding out more about this option, contact Gwenn LaViolette, Director of Education, at or by calling 225-336-2422 ext. 201.

Topics & Themes

Educators can choose from a variety of themes or topics like:

  • Art & Architecture
  • Agriculture
  • Behind-the-scenes with a curator
  • Cajuns & Creoles
  • Daily Life Through Two Centuries
  • Languages & Culture
  • Music, River Stories
  • Folk Traditions
  • Women & Children

À la Carte Activities

Teachers are able to choose from a variety of hands-on activities that complement the tour experience such as:

  • butter churning
  • spinning and weaving
  • optical toys
  • blacksmithing
  • woodworking
  • open-hearth cooking
  • making pinch pots
  • parlor games