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Alexandria, Louisiana, USA

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  • Buhlow Fun Park 318-442-5110
    1715 Monroe Highway, Pineville, LA 71360
    A big variety of entertainment is available at this family amusement center that features two go-cart tracks, 18 holes of miniature golf, a batting cage, and a game room... more info  map

  • Jump-N-Jive 318-448-3292
    910 Expressway, Pineville, LA 71360
    A wonderful indoor play place for children of all ages, Jump-N-Jive is filled with large inflatable jumpers and slides, a 30 foot climbing cage and plenty of open space... more info  map

  • T.R.E.E. House 318-619-9394
    1403 Third Street, Alexandria, LA 71301
    Downtown Alexandria
    Standing for The Rapides Exploratory Education House (T.R.E.E. House), this wonderful museum is designed for children of all ages who will love learning and... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Kent Plantation House 318-487-5998 or 318-487-5660
    3601 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, LA 71315
    One of the oldest standing structures in the central Louisiana, this French Creole plantation house anchors a complex of authentic Antebellum buildings and contains... more info  map

  • St Francis Xavier Cathedral 318-445-1451
    626 Fourth Street, Alexandria, LA 71301
    Restored in 1977, this Neo-Gothic structure boasts some of the most beautiful stained glass windows in the state. The rose windows in the apex of the transept is the... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Fort Jesup 318-256-4117
    32 Geoghagan Road, Many, LA 71449
    Sabine Parish, Six Miles East of Many off LA 6
    Once a military post established and commanded by Lieutenant Zachary Taylor, this state historic fort was responsible for establishing law and order in what had been the... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Alexandria Historical & Genealogical Museum 318-487-8556
    503 Washington Street, Alexandria, LA 71301
    Downtown District
    Built in 1907 as a library, with funds from the Andrew Carnegie Foundation, and listed on the National Historic Register, this extensive genealogical resource includes... more info  map

  • Rapides Parish Library 318-442-1858
    411 Washington Street, Alexandria, LA 71301
    A medium-sized public library serving Rapides Parish County in central Louisiana, this library provides information, cultural, educational, and recreational materials... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Alexandria Museum of Art 318-443-3458
    933 Main Street, Alexandria, LA 71309
    Historic Rapides Bank Building
    Housed in the historic Rapides Bank Building that was built in 1898 and is listed on the National Historic Register, this museum is only one of four nationally... more info  map

  • Arna Bontemps African-American Museum 318-473-4692
    1327 Third Street, Alexandria, LA 71301
    Located in the Historic Downtown District
    This is the boyhood home of Arna Wendell Bontemps, an African-American author, poet, anthologist, and librarian. He is noted for fostering appraisal of his race and the... more info  map

  • Louisiana History Museum 318-487-8556
    503 Washington Street, Alexandria, LA 71301
    Showcases the history of Louisiana but also shows the unique beginnings and history of Central Louisiana. Over 50 displays and exhibits on the ground floor of the... more info  map

  • Louisiana Maneuvers & Military Museum 318-641-5733
    409 F Street, Pineville, LA 71301
    Located at Camp Beauregard
    Housed in a replica of World War II barracks, this museum pays tribute to the soldiers and civilians of the Louisiana Maneuvers with exhibits on display including... more info  map

  • River Oaks Square Arts Center 318-473-2670
    1330 Main Street, Alexandria, LA 71301
    Supported in part by the City of Alexandria and the Louisiana Division of the Arts, this colorful contemporary visual arts center features a gallery which showcases the... more info  map

  • Southern Forest Heritage Museum 318-748-3404
    3821 Highway 497, Alexandria, LA 71448
    Long Leaf
    Built over 100 years ago, this historic 57 acre sawmill and company town was closed in 1969 when lumbermen set down their tools and walked away. Features of the complex... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Alexandria Levee Park 318-352-7446
    3621 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, LA 71303
    Downtown Alexandria
    Overlooking the beautiful Red River, this scenic park has numerous features including a three lane boat launch, a 150-foot floating wharf, an outdoor amphitheater, three... more info  map

  • Alexandria Zoological Park 318-473-1143 ext. 10
    3016 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, LA 71301
    Bringhurst Park
    Featuring over 500 animals native to Africa, Asia, Australia, South America and North America, including 20 endangered species, in exhibits resembling their natural... more info  map


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