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The West Baton Rouge Museum

In the interest of our parish, 
Three Hundred Years of History in West Baton Rouge.

Our dynamic permanent exhibits give you a comprehensive view about our history from the Native Americans and European Exploration to contemporary times. Get a hands on experience with the artifacts in our collection and see the importance of industry that made Louisiana at one time the richest state in the south. - Read More 

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West Baton Rouge Museum
Current Exhibits

Always something new at the WBR Museum

The museum features a wide variety of temporary and traveling exhibits throughout the year. These exhibits reflect a wide variety of topics and highlight different aspects of West Baton Rouge culture. We feature workshops, lectures, films and festivals including SugarFest. Come visit us, we'd be happy to see you - Read More

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West Baton Rouge Museum
Historic Structures

Experience the 19th Century for yourself!

Our historic structures bring you back to a time that is not forgotten and preserved for you and your children to come and explore and learn from our history. The Aillet House, Allendale Plantation Cabins, Arboroth Plantation Store, are our showcase exhibits, with period furnishing and other artifacts.  - Read More

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West Baton Rouge Museum News

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Artifacts
  • WWII Purple Heart Award
    In honor of Memorial Day, our featured artifact is a Purple Heart medal awarded to Colonel Nicholas DiBenedetto during his service in WWII. The medal was donated to the Collection by Frank DiBenedetto. The Purple Heart is awarded in the name of the President of…
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