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“built by the founder of Lafayette”
Circa 1800, the Alexandre Mouton House was built by Jean Mouton, founder of Vermilionville (present day Lafayette). The home was later occupied by his son, Alexandre Mouton, who became Louisiana's first Democratic Governor. The home is a repository of period furnishings, historical and cultural memorabilia, Mardi Gras costumes and other art and special collections. Open to the public and available for group tours and private functions by calling 337.234.2208
The docent was very knowledgeable about the history of the house. A very interesting history of the house and how it became to be from a little house into a larger one over the years. There is a... Read more
What a great house and museum. The lady working was very knowledgeable about the history. Initially built as a changing spot for a family to dress before church to a small home then a large house.... Read more
Open 10am to 4pm Tuesday Thur Saturday closed Sunday and Monday Still here after all these years. It's worth the tour, Lafayette in the beginning, Mardi Gras, and Acadian culture. My last... Read more
Lafayette Museum Alexandre Mouton House
- Tue - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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