Monroe, Louisiana

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Monroe, Louisiana, USA

Attractions in Monroe, Louisiana


  • Bayou Paintball 318-343-0703
    145 Garr Road, Monroe, LA 71203
    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 318-340-9990
    3312 Renwick Street, Monroe, LA 71203
    An indoor, air-conditioned playground that offers fun for those ages 8 to 12.  more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Cooley House 318-329-2237
    1011 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA 71202
    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 318-325-1952
    1133 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA 71202
    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 318- 327-1490
    1800 Stubbs Avenue, Monroe, LA 71201
    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 318-387-5281
    2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe, LA 71291
    Located in the Garden District
    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 318-362-5540
    701 Kansas Lane, Monroe, LA 71203
    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 318-329-2237
    1400 South Grand Street, Monroe, LA 71202
    "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 318-361-9611
    323 Walnut Street, Monroe, LA 71202
    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 318-343-3361
    4500 Bon Aire Drive, Monroe, LA 71202
    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 318-329-2440
    Corner of Riverside & Forsythe Avenues
    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 318-878-8770
    8 Hobby Newton Road, Delhi, LA 71237
    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 318-329-2400
    1405 Bernstein Park Road, Monroe, LA 71202
    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 318-547-1738
    506 North 2nd Street, Monroe, LA 71201
    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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