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Aillet House

West Baton Rouge Museum

Live the History of Days Gone By in Plantation Country

845 N. Jefferson Avenue
Port Allen, Louisiana 70767


Experience the West Baton Rouge Museum

West Baton Rouge Museum - Main Building

Aillet House
French Creole Aillet House (circa 1830)

Explore the Aillet House, an important preservation-in-progress that represents Louisiana's earliest French Creole architectural tradition.

Sugar Mill
22-foot sugar mill model

See a 22' hand-crafted working model of a sugar mill that exhibits the process of making raw sugar from sugar cane.

Allendale Plantation Cabin

Discover the pre-Civil War Allendale cabin that tells the story of sugar plantation workers.

Open-hearth cooking

Learn about the lifestyles of this special part of Plantation Country along the mighty Mississippi River!

Kid at Work

Just Minutes from Baton Rouge....

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West Baton Rouge Museum
845 N. Jefferson Avenue
Port Allen, LA 70767
FAX 504-336-2448
Tuesday - Saturday: 10 am - 4:30 pm
Sunday: 2 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday by appointment.

Group tours and "living history" demonstrations available with advance notice. Donations Accepted.

Founded by The West Baton Rouge Historical Association. The West Baton Rouge Museum is a member of the Louisiana Association of Museums and the American Association of Museums.

For more information on West Baton Rouge Parish lodging, dining, and attractions, contact the
West Baton Rouge Tourist Commission
2855 1-10 Frontage Road
Port Allen, LA 70767