Monroe, Louisiana

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Monroe, Louisiana, USA

Attractions in Monroe, Louisiana


  • Bayou Paintball
    145 Garr Road, Monroe, LA 71203
    318-343-0703, Bayou Paintball offers five fields for paintball play. There is also a covered pavilion for picnics, parties and get-togethers.  more info  map

  • Majestic Indoor Playground
    3312 Renwick Street, Monroe, LA 71203
    318-340-9990, An indoor, air-conditioned playground that offers fun for those ages 8 to 12.  more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Cooley House
    1011 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA 71202
    318-329-2237, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Cooley House was designed in 1908, for entrepreneur Gilbert Brian "Captain" Cooley by internationally acclaimed... more info

  • Layton Castle
    1133 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA 71202
    318-325-1952, Originally the home of Swiss settler, Henry Bry, this European style castle borders the beautiful Ouachita River and features numerous antiques and family portraits... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Ouachita Parish Public Library
    1800 Stubbs Avenue, Monroe, LA 71201
    318- 327-1490, The Ouachita Parish Public Library is normally open from 9:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, until 6:00 p.m. Fridays, 5:00 p.m. Saturdays, and 2:00 p.m.... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Biedenharn Museum & Gardens, The
    2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe, LA 71291
    Located in the Garden District
    318-387-5281, Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., The Biedenharn Museum & Gardens "gives visitors a look at one of the most interesting Coca Cola museums... more info  map

  • Chennault Aviation & Military Museum
    701 Kansas Lane, Monroe, LA 71203
    318-362-5540, Open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., The Chennault Aviation & Military Museum gives honor to all U.S. veterans and features exhibits on all wars... more info  map

  • Masur Museum
    1400 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA 71202
    318-329-2237, "Located in the former home of the Masur family, the Masur Museum of Art is the largest collecting and exhibiting visual arts museum in Northeast Louisiana." Programs... more info  map

  • Northeast Louisiana Children's Museum
    323 Walnut Street, Monroe, LA 71202
    318-361-9611, Unique, hands-on educational facility that helps children learn about the world around them through numerous interactive exhibits that include a Kids Cafe, a Toddler... more info  map

  • Rebecca's Doll House
    4500 Bon Aire Drive, Monroe, LA 71202
    318-343-3361, Wonderful doll museum that features over 2,000 antique dolls on display including French and German antique bisque dolls, handcarved wooden dolls that portray the Last... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Forsythe Park
    Corner of Riverside & Forsythe Avenues
    318-329-2440, Bordering the Ouachita River, this park offers fun and relaxation for people of all ages and includes a nine hole golf course, tennis courts, volleyball courts, softball... more info  map

  • High Delta Safari Park
    8 Hobby Newton Road, Delhi, LA 71237
    318-878-8770, The safari park provides a sanctuary for animals from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and South America. Over 25 exotic species of animals currently inhabit the Safari... more info  map

  • Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo
    1405 Bernstein Park Road, Monroe, LA 71202
    318-329-2400, Lions, tigers, bears, zebras, bison, elk, baboons, reptiles, and gibbons are just some of the close to 400 animals of about 200 species are found at The Louisiana... more info  map

Vineyards, Wineries & Breweries

  • Flying Tiger Brewery
    506 North 2nd Street, Monroe, LA 71201
    318-547-1738, The taproom, patio, and outdoor space are open to the public on Wednesdays from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., until 10:00 p.m. Thursdays, 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Fridays and... more info


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