Opelousas, Louisiana

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Opelousas, Louisiana, USA

Attractions in Opelousas, Louisiana


Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Le Vieux Village 337-948-6263
    828 East Landry Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
    Created in 1988 by the Opelousas Tourism and Activities Committee, Le Vieux Village structures include the Palmetto African-American Methodist Church, Dr. Lafleur’s... more info  map

  • Michel Prudhomme Home 337-948-6263
    1152 Prudhomme Circle , Opelousas, LA 70570
    This French Colonial home is believed to be the oldest structure in St. Landry Parish. It is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It is available for... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Creole Heritage Folk Life Center 337-945-5064
    1113 West Vine Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
    The Creole Heritage Folklife Center was founded by Ms. Rebecca D. Henry to promote the rich African-American heritage and culture of her ancestry. Visit the center to... more info  map

  • Jim Bowie Display & Museum 337-948-6263
    828 East Landry Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
    Located in the Visitor & Welcome Center
    Bowie memorabilia with local historical items. Jim Bowie is an Opelousas native.  more info  map

  • Louisiana Orphan Train Museum 337-948-9922
    233 South Academy Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
    Featuring a 7’ x14’ mural depicting the arrival of the orphans at the train depot in Opelousas, painted by renowned Louisiana native and artist Robert Dafford;... more info  map

  • Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center 337-948-2589
    315 North Main Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
    Located in Downtown Opelousas
    Home of the Louisiana Video Collection Library and the Southwest LA Zydeco Festival archives, the Opelousas Museum & Interpretive Center preserves and interprets the... more info  map

  • Opelousas Museum of Art 337-942-4991
    106 North Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
    Located in the Historic Downtown District
    The museum is housed in the Joseph Richard Wier Memorial Building, c. 1820. The Opelousas Museum of Art features loan exhibitions from major museums and private art... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Historic District Walking Tour 337-948-5227
    828 East Landry Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
    Whether you walk or drive, this tour can be easily managed in less than two hours. Although there are many historic homes on the tour, the highlights are the old... more info  map

  • Runyon Products, Inc. 337-948-6252
    1212 South Bullard Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
    The most interesting factory tour for the musically inclined is the workshop for Santy Runyon's Runyon Products, Inc. Runyan is an acclaimed musical and technical genius... more info  map

  • Savoie's Sausage & Food Products, Inc. 337-948-4115
    1742 Highway 742, Opelousas, LA 70570
    Southeast of Opelousas
    Savoie's has one of the best "plant tours" in Acadiana, provided of course that you are not shy about raw meat. The wood-frame grocery tells the story of Eula Savoie's... more info  map

  • Tony Chachere's Creole Foods 337-948-4691
    519 North Lombard Street, Opelousas, LA 70570
    This small factory makes some of the state's most popular seasoning mixes and barbecue sauces. Tours are offered by appointment only. more info  map


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