New Iberia, Louisiana

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New Iberia, Louisiana, USA

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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Albania Plantation House
    1842 LA 182 East, New Iberia, LA 70544
    Located Near Jeanerette, 10 Miles Southeast
    Albania, meaning “little kingdom,” is a privately owned 11,000-square-foot three-story Greek Revival-style home situated on Bayou Teche. It is listed on the... more info  map

  • East Main Residential District
    East Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    Located Between Phillip and Center Streets
    The East Main Residential District is three-quarter-miles long along of Bayou Teche. Here you will find more than 70 buildings that date between 1890 and 1930. The... more info  map

  • Episcopal Church of the Epiphany
    303 West Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    337-369-9966, The oldest public structure in New Iberia, the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany was used as a Union field hospital during the Civil War. It is listed on the National... more info  map

  • Joseph Jefferson Mansion
    5505 Rip Van Winkle Road, New Iberia, LA 70560
    Located on Jefferson Island
    337-359-8525, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this was the winter home of acclaimed American actor Joseph Jefferson, known for his portrayal of Rip Van Winkle, a... more info  map

  • Justin Antebellum House
    Route 86, New Iberia, LA 70560
    Located 4 Miles from New Iberia
    318-364-0973, This Victorian home is known for its fine collection of antebellum furniture, Louisiana antiques, and primitive pieces. more info  map

  • Old Post Office (Schwing Insurance)
    300 East Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    This restored building served as the town's post office until 1965. It is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  more info  map

  • Olivier Plantation Store
    6703 Weeks Island Road, New Iberia, LA 70560
    337-369-7696, This turn-of-the-century building has functioned as the commissary, office, post office, and hub of Jules Olivier's busy 1,400 acre sugar plantation. Placed on the... more info  map

  • Railroad Depot
    402 West Washington, New Iberia, LAThis depot, built by the Southern Pacific Railroad for offices and as a passenger depot, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  more info  map

  • Shadows, The
    317 East Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    337-369-6446, Located in New Iberia's Main Street District, on the banks of Bayou Teche, The Shadows is a Classic Revival-style home with a Louisiana Colonial floor plan and a garden.... more info  map

  • William G. "Bunk" Johnson Jazz Collection Room
    445 East Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    337-373-0075, Bunk Johnson was a very talented 1820's jazz trumpeter and one of Louis Armstrong's mentors, who lived in New Iberia. He is credited with the revival of early New... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Bunk Johnson's Grave
    Located at the Corner of French and Dale Streets
    An African-American trumpet player, who reportedly taught Louis Armstrong how to play, Johnson was born to former slaves in New Orleans in 1879 and played for famous... more info  map

  • Statue of Hadrian
    301 East St. Peter Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    Corner of Weeks and St. Peter Streets
    This statue is the only full-length statue, sculpted in 127 A.D., of Hadrian in the United States. Hadrian ruled the Roman Empire from 117 to 138 A.D. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Art by Norva
    11 Bridge Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    337-367-2277, This gallery displays the works of Norva Mestayer, a local artist. Her works focus around a variety of botanicals, still life, and landscapes of local and foreign... more info  map

  • Bayou Teche Museum
    131 East Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    337-606-5977, Located in downtown New Iberia next to the restored Evangeline Theater, the Bayou Teche Museum is open Thursday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. more info

  • Chestee Harrington Gallery
    1065 West Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    337-560-4393, "Louisiana's original wood polychromatic bas relief artist." Chestee Harrington grew up in New Iberia. Her now-famous use of wood as an artistic medium originated in... more info  map

  • Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum
    500 East Main Street, Jeanerette, LA 70544
    Located 10 Miles Southeast
    337-276-4408, Located on the banks of Bayou Teche in a circa 1902 cypress home, Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum offers a pictorial history of the Louisiana's 200 year old... more info  map

  • Melissa Bonin Gallery
    220 West Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    337-369-6759, Melissa exhibits her paintings throughout the United States and abroad. Her work is in private art collections and has been published in Southern Accents, Louisiana... more info  map

  • Paul Schexnayder Gallery
    106 East Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    337-367-7621, "Like the wind off the gulf coast, Paul Schexnayder's paintings can be either breezy, gale force or both. His style is sophisticated and lyrical, blending reality and... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • City Park
    300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia, LA 70560
    Located on the North Bank of Bayou Teche
    337-369-2337, Amenities at this city park include playgrounds, a pool, recreation center, walking trail, two softball fields, double sand volleyball court, picnic pavilions,... more info  map

  • Gebert Oak
    541 East Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    Located in the National Registry Historic Residential District, Gebert Oak was planted in 1834. During the Civil War, it was large enough for a child to climb in to... more info  map

  • Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes
    445 East Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes shrine was originally erected in 1941 to the Verterans of Foreign Wars from New Iberia who died in the service of their country. In... more info  map

  • Jungle Gardens of Avery Island
    Highway 329, Avery Island Road, Avery Island, LA 70513
    337-369-6243, Experience bird watching and garden strolls on a 200-acre paradise called Jungle Gardens. Spy on alligators, deer, nutria, and other Louisiana wildlife as you explore... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Cajun FUN Tours
    701 Parkview Drive, New Iberia, LA 70560
    337-369-6777, This complete receptive tour service company offers step-on guides, itinerary planning, and packages for individuals, groups, meeting, and conventions. more info  map

  • Konriko Rice Mill and Store
    301 Ann Street, New Iberia, LA 70560
    318-367-6163, Konriko, an acronym for Conrad Rice Company, is one of the oldest continuously operating mills in the state and the sole manufacturer of wild pecan rice. Tours are... more info  map

  • McIlhenny Company Tabasco® & Company Store
    337-365-1540, The hot red peppers used by McIlhenny Company Tabasco® originated in Central America and were first planted on Avery Island over 130 years ago by Edmund McIlhenny. The... more info  map

  

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