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Acadian Village

200 Greenleaf Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506-7400
+1 337-981-2364
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Afternoon Visit

We stopped about an hour before closing and had plenty of time to see everything. There is an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paris, Texas
Unique cultural venue with gift shop

Walking tour of an Acadian village. Kind of like an outdoor museum with some interesting buildings... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
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Step back in time to a small 19th-century Cajun bayou community, which includes genuine Cajun homes relocated and combined with recreated period buildings and a Native American museum.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
200 Greenleaf Dr, Lafayette, LA 70506-7400
+1 337-981-2364
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped about an hour before closing and had plenty of time to see everything. There is an assortment of houses that have been moved to this location. They are filled with an assortment of artifacts. Not much going on as far as activities or...More

Thank Thetravelingtoads
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Walking tour of an Acadian village. Kind of like an outdoor museum with some interesting buildings and authentic interiors. The gift shop was nice, but small.

Thank TrainMan424242
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Wife had seen some info on this location and wanted to stop. The woman in the general store had great info on the buildings and share some tips. This location supports a great cause and is a nice stop to stretch your legs and learn...More

Thank rdaniel911
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This was a wonderful historic place to visit. They have taken great time and care to create an Authentic Acadian Village with most of the Artifacts being donated by Acadian families. The Lady in the Gift shop was very knowledgeable about the people. This site...More

Thank sksharper
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This little village was charming on the outside, but I wasn't thrilled by the interiors which were filled with a Mish mash of miscellaneous items and displays. I like history, but, for me the pieces used need to feel harmonious with the culture it's displayed...More

Thank Elise C M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

When we attended a gumbo cookoff in February to benefit the Miles Peret Center we enjoyed the cajun setting of the old homes, stables, churches, blacksmith shops along with the stocked gift shop. The participants at the cookoff were all equally friendly, and joking with...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

I love the acadian village at christmas time, it is beautiful there, they never change the scenery but it doesnt need changing, the christmas lights are beautiful each and every year!!!! Love going and look forward to it every year!!! ❄🎁

Thank Saintsfan27
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We did the self-guided tour. Lovely grounds, too. The place employs people with special needs which is a bonus. Very interesting look at Acadian village life from 1880-1890's. Especially thought the doctor's office was interesting.

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We're staying in Lafayette and decided to go to Acadian Village and it was a great idea! It's very authentic old style Cajun lifestyle and we learned a lot!

Thank summerl0u
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

One of my best friends had her wedding here. It was so wonderful. The grounds are beautiful. There was a house where we were able to get ready before the wedding. It was nice that you can have the wedding in the chapel, pictures and...More

Thank Scubasher72
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14 May 2017|
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Response from Acadian V | Property representative |
Hi! Unfortunately we do not allow pets at the village. We hope you'll still stop by for a visit!
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29 April 2017|
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Response from Earthtravler | Reviewed this property |
10-4 mon-sat. I think they have a website?