Alexandria, Louisiana

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Alexandria, Louisiana, USA

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  • Buhlow Fun Park

    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 with over 30 of the most...
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  • Jump-N-Jive

    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 to just run around. Excellent...
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  • T.R.E.E. House

    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 experimenting with math, science, and the...
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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Kent Plantation House

    3601 Bayou Rapides Road
    Alexandria, LA 71315
    318-487-5998 or 318-487-5660
    One of the oldest standing structures in the central Louisiana, this French Creole plantation house anchors a complex of authentic Antebellum buildings and contains numerous exhibits that depict...
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  • St Francis Xavier Cathedral

    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 largest in the state and the...
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Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Fort Jesup

    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 "Neutral Ground" between the...
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Libraries & Research Centers

  • Alexandria Historical & Genealogical Museum

    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 colonial archives and French...
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  • Rapides Parish Library

    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 that include books, reference...
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Museums & Galleries

  • Alexandria Museum of Art

    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 accredited museums in Louisiana with...
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  • Arna Bontemps African-American Museum

    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 black man's place in American...
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  • Louisiana History Museum

    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 historic Alexandria Public Library,...
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  • Louisiana Maneuvers & Military Museum

    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 uniforms, equipment, and Maneuver's...
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  • River Oaks Square Arts Center

    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 work of local and regional...
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  • Southern Forest Heritage Museum

    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 include audiovisual...
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Alexandria Levee Park

    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 picnic shelters, 22 picnic...
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  • Alexandria Zoological Park

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