Thibodaux, Louisiana

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Thibodaux, Louisiana, USA

Attractions in Thibodaux, Louisiana


  • St. Valerie Shrine
    Canal Boulevard at East Seventh Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301
    St. Joseph Cathedral
    985-446-1387, The St. Valerie Shrine is an ornate glass and wood casket containing a wax statue embedded with the actual severed arm of St. Valerie. Valerie was born in Rome and... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Drive-by Plantations
    Along the Banks of Bayou Lafourche South
    The Acadia Plantation and the Rienzi Plantation are just a few of the private antebellum homes which you can view along the banks of the Bayou.  more info  map

  • Edward Douglas White House
    2295 LA Highway 1, Thibodaux, LA 70301
    Located 4 Miles North on LA Highway 1
    985-447-0915, Plantation home of Governor Edward D. White and his son, Chief Justice E.D. White, Jr. Houses exhibits on the White family history and the sugar industry. This is a... more info  map

  • Rienzi Plantation
    Highway 308, Thibodaux, LA 70310
    985-448-4519, Legend has it that this home was built as a retreat for Maria Louisa, the Queen of Spain, during the French Revolution. It was later owned by the founder of Thibodaux,... more info  map

  • St John's Episcopal Church
    718 Jackson Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301
    985-447-2910, This is one of the oldest Episcopal Churches West of the Mississippi River. The Parish was organized in 1843 by Bishop Leonidas Polk, who became the first Episcopal... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Laurel Valley Village
    936 Laurel Valley Road, Thibodaux, LA 70301
    985-447-7352, Village consists of the remains of a turn-of-the-century sugar cane plantation, including the sugar mill built in 1845, schoolhouse, two-story boarding house, country... more info  map

Libraries & Research Centers

  • Lafourche Parish Library
    303 West Fifth Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301
    985-446-1163, Visit this local library offering thousands of titles, movies, music, and special events. There is also a wonderful children's section. more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Bayou Country Children's Museum
    211 Rue Betancourt, Thibodaux, LA 70301
    985-446-2200, This hands-on museum provides children ages 2-12 the chance to learn about the culture, music, agriculture, food, industry, and festivals that make the Cajun culture so... more info

  • Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center
    314 St. Mary Street, Thibodaux, LA 70301
    Located Along the Banks of Bayou Lafourche
    985-448-1375, The Jean Lafitte National Park Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center tells the story of the Acadians who settled along the bayous and the wetland swamps of southeastern... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Old Thibodaux Walking Tour
    Downtown Area at Route 1 and Green Street
    You can enjoy a walk through the downtown area, which sports a mixture of antebellum and turn-of-the-century homes and businesses.  more info  map

  • Torres Cajun Swamp Tours
    105 Torres Road , Thibodaux, LA 70301
    Located in the Kraemer Area
    985-633-7739, A tour involving all the great details of the swamps in Louisiana. Tours are 1 1/2 hours. There is also a garden and animal tour. Their pavilion can be reserved for... more info  map

  • Zam's Bayou Swamp Tours
    136 Kraemer Bayou Road , Thibodaux, LA 70301
    985-633-7881, Narrated tours of the swamps in Louisiana. French speaking guides available. They are open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  more info  map


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