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LSU Rural Life Museum

4600 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70898 USA

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“One of the top 10 outdoor museums in the world”

Step back in time to pre-industrial Louisiana at this 27-building museum complex, one of the best outdoor museums in the U.S., featuring tools, furniture and other artifacts and, the highlight, a recreated 19th-century plantation that portrays the daily lives of these early settlers.

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Tatiana Danger

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March 23, 2016
Rated 4.0

This is a great place to stop if you're a history buff. There are self-guided tours across the 40-acre living history Burden Plantation.

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June 03, 2015
Rated 5.0

Beautiful with great photo ops!

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LSU Rural Life Museum

4600 Essen Lane
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
70898 USA

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  • Sun - Sat: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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