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Burden Museum & Gardens

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Great Morning visit

I absolutely loved the Rural Life Museum. The collection of old structures that you can walk right... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
joisey77
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Robinson, Illinois
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Great place to explore if you love to garden or just want to get outside.

I love to go there and see the roses, and walk through the grounds behind the house. The museum is... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
memedebi
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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30 Sep 2018
“Great Morning visit”
16 Sep 2018
“Great place to explore if you love to garden or just want to get outside.”
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Burden Museum & Gardens offers discovery and adventure through historic, natural and educational experiences that provide a window into Louisiana’s rich, cultural past. Situated on 440 acres in the heart of Baton Rouge, it is a must-visit...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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4560 Essen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70809-3424
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+1 225-763-3990
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved the Rural Life Museum. The collection of old structures that you can walk right up to and peer inside were fascinating. I love old architecture and history so this was right up my alley. I arrived not long after they opened and...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2018

I love to go there and see the roses, and walk through the grounds behind the house. The museum is interesting and has different activities at different times of the year. Worth the trip to get outdoors and enjoy a peaceful walk and see the...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I would recommend bringing the kids for this. This is a great family day out for picnics and tours of the gardens.

Thank gen852
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

Several miles of gravel path and boardwalk trails. Well maintained trails that we walked easily. No trash whatsoever was seen. In July when we visited the swamps were dry. Many signs identify the trees and educate you about the area. There were also many places...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place with so much to offer. The trails, trees, and flowers were well-maintained. Unique setting for taking pictures. We spent several hours there and enjoyed our day.

Thank whitenights12
Reviewed 8 April 2018

The gardens and trails are nice to visit and stroll. Weddings and events can book the garden and building. LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens on TripAdvisor is the same place

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