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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 

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Current Exhibits

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

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Historic Structures

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

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Artifacts
  • "Lincoln Memories"
    This month's featured artifact, a quilt titled "Lincoln's Memories", is an item currently on display with our exhibit, "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War".  The quilt, made by Dr. Evva Wilson, features reproduction fabrics and patterns dating back to the mid 1800's. The center…
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    Tags: Quilt Lincoln
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