Do & See in Lafayette

Vermilionville

Vermilionville 

A 23-acre historic and folk life park along the banks of the Bayou Vermilion that depicts the Acadian, Creole and Native American cultures from the time period 1765 – 1890. This historic village features guided tours, costumed artisans, live music, cooking school, dance lessons, boat tours, and a gift shop that will leave you overjoyed with history and culture.

300 Fisher Rd., Lafayette, LA 70508
(337) 233-4077
Open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission
Regular Adults ( ages 19-65) $10 pp
Senior Citizens (65+) $8 pp
Students (5-18) $6 pp
Children under 5 free

LARC's Acadian Village

An open-air museum that features one of the oldest authentic versions of Acadian life in southwest Louisiana in the 19th century. As you travel through the village, you'll be transported to the early 1800s. You'll visit authentic homes and see what it was like to live in an early Acadian Village.

200 Greeleaf Drive, Lafayette, LA 70506
(337) 981-2364
Open Monday through Saturday 10 am. – 4 p.m.

Zoosaina Zoo of Acadiana

 

5601 Highway 90 East, Broussard, LA 70518
(337) 837-4325
Open 7 days a week | January – November 9am – 5pm
$11.99 (ages 13-54)
$7.99 (ages 3- 12)
$10.99 (ages 55+)

Acadian Center for the Arts
101 W, Vermilion St., Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 232-7060 | call for ticket pricing


Lafayette Science Museum


101 W, Vermilion St., Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 291-5544
Open Tuesday through Friday 9 am. – 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Adult (18 – 61): $5.35
Seniors (62+): $3.21
Children (4 – 17): $2.14
3 and Under: FREE

Children's Museum of Acadiana

The Children's Museum of Acadiana


201 E. Congress St. Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 232-8500
Open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
$7 pp
Children under 12 are free

Hilliard University Art Museum

Hilliard Museum

 


710 E Saint Mary Blvd. Lafayette, LA 70503
(337) 482-2278
Open Tuesday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Adult: $5
Senior Citizens (62 & over): $4
Student (5-17): $3
Child (under 5): Free
FREE ADMISSION:
Wednesdays 5 PM – 8 PM and every day for:
All Louisiana college students
Active military personnel
North American Reciprocal Museum Members
American Alliance of Museums
Southeastern Museum Association
Louisiana Association of Museums



The Atchafalaya Experience

The Atchafalaya Experience
 

1908 Atchafalaya River Highway, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
(337) 277-4726
Monday through Sunday 9a.m. – 9 p.m.
$50 per Person (Ages 13 Yrs. & Above)
$25 per Person (Ages 8 to 12 Yrs.)
1 Child (7 Yrs. & Under) Free per Family

 

Cajun Country Swamp Tours offers swamp tours.

1209 Rookey Rd., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
(337) 319-0010
The tours last approximately 2 hours and cost $20.00 per adult/
$10.00 per child (12 and younger)
Payment maybe made online with the Book Now button or
by phone 337-319-0010 or
cash at the boat.

Champagne’s Cajun Swamp Tours 


1151 Rookery Rd., Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
(337) 230-4068
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED
PLEASE CALL PRIOR TO CONFIRM A TOUR IS DEPARTING AT A SCHEDULED TIME
Store Open Daily 8:00 AM – Closing Time Varies:
Swamp Tour Times: 8:00 am – 9:30 am – 10:30 am –11:30 am – 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
2 Hour Tour
Please note: times may vary by season
$20.00 per Adult
$10.00 per Child – 12 and under
McGee’s Swamp Tours offers swamp tours.
1337 Henderson Levee Rd. Henderson, LA 70517
(337) 228-2384
90 minute tours operate daily
Daily Tour Departures at 9:00AM, 11:00AM, 2:00PM and 4:00PM.
PRICES:
Adult: $50.00
Children (5 to 12 years): $45.00
Minimum of 3 Adults for Departure or $150.00

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Church and Museum


515 Cathedral St., Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 232-1322


The Museum & Gift Shop is open Monday- Thursday, 9:00 AM–Noon & 1:00 PM–4:00; Fridays from 9:00 AM- Noon.



Golf Courses

Wetlands Golf Course (Public)
2129 N. University Ave. Lafayette, LA 70507
337-291-7151

Hebert Golf Course (Public)
112 Mudd Ave. Lafayette, LA 70501
337-291-5557

Les Vieux Chenes Golf Course (Public)
2129 N. University Av340 Old Youngsville Hwy. Lafayette, LA 70592
337-837-1159

Farm D’ Allie Golf Club
1235 Beau Basin RD. Carencro, LA 70520
337-886-2227



                                     Acadian area shopping is located within a few miles of the Wyndham Hotel.


Acadiana Mall
5725 Johnston St., Lafayette, LA 70503


Mainstreet Shops At River Ranch

 
201 Settlers Trace Blvd., Lafayette, LA 70508


Grand Retail Store and Restaurant Area:

 
Located at near Kalsite Saloom Rd and Ambassador

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