St. Martinville, Louisiana

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St. Martinville, Louisiana, USA

Attractions in St. Martinville, Louisiana

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Duchamp Opera House and Mercantile
    200 South Main Street , St. Martinville, LA337-394-6604, A 19th-century opera house that has been restored to its original beauty. It is filled with antiques, art, gifts, and hosts special events.  more info  map

  • La Place D'Evangeline
    220 Evangeline Boulevard, St. Martinville, LA 70582
    337-394-4010, Constructed as a residence and trading post, this brick structure beside the Evangeline Oaks is the oldest building in St. Martinville.  more info  map

  • St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church
    201 Evangeline Boulevard, St. Martinville, LA 70582
    337-394-7334 or 337-394-6021, One of the oldest Roman Catholic churches in Louisiana, St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church is considered the "Mother Church of the Acadians." St. Martin de Tours... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Acadian Memorial
    121 South New Market Street; P.O. Box 379 Dept. AM, St. Martinville, LA 70582
    337-394-2258, This memorial honors the men, women, and children who found refuge in Louisiana after they were exiled by British forces from Acadie in the mid-18th century. more info  map

  • Evangeline Monument
    St. Martin de Tours Church Square
    Statue of Evangeline, the Acadian heroine immortalized by Longfellow. more info  map

  • Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site
    1200 North Main Street, St. Martinville, LA 70582
    Located on LA 31 on the Banks of Bayou Teche
    337-394-3754, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the park's circa 1815 plantation home, Maison Olivier, houses an exhibit which interprets the history of... more info  map

  • St. Martin Square
    The spiritual and social center of St. Martinville is historic St. Martin Square, dominated by St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church. more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • St. Martinville Branch Library
    201 Porter Street, St. Martinville, LA 70582
    337-394-2207 x 23, One of five St. Martin Parish library branches, St. Martinville Branch Library is open Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and until 5:00 p.m. on Fridays and... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Le Petit Paris Museum & Gift Shop
    Located in St. Martin de Tours Church Square
    337-394-7334, Open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Le Petit Paris Museum & Gift Shop contains an interpretive costume exhibit of the circa 1870, Oak and Pine Alley Wedding. more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

Tours & Cruises

  • St. Martinville's Tourist Information Center
    125 South New Market Street, St. Martinville, LA 70582
    The St. Martinville Cultural Heritage Center
    337-394-2233 (Tourist Info Center), "St. Martinville's history, culture, natural and architectural beauty awaits you." The tourist center is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. more info  map

  

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