Welcome to the Bayou Teche Museum!
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A Museum alive with local history.
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Cajun music, Swamp Pop, Jazz and Blues.
Hear the soulful sounds.

What's your flavor?
Discover a world-famous culinary region.

Explore the region with state-of-the-art exhibits.

Blue Dogs, Dave Robicheaux, Mardi Gras.
A national treasure with small-town charm.

Your front door to the magnificent Bayou Teche region!

Step into the Bayou Teche Museum to explore one of the country’s most colorful, bountiful and historically significant areas. Fun for the whole family, interactive exhibits showcase the spicy blend of cultures, artists, industries and lore that sprang from the land surrounding the snake-like curves of the peaceful South Louisiana bayou.

The Bayou Teche Museum is located on Main Street in charming downtown New Iberia, recognized by Forbes Magazine as America’s Prettiest Town and immortalized as the home town of James Lee Burke’s Dave Robicheaux. Local cuisine, historic sites, shopping and hotels are all within walking distance. And be sure not to miss the beautiful Bayou Teche, just steps from the museum’s doors.

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    Step into the Bayou Teche Museum to explore one of the country's most colorful, bountiful and historically significant areas. Fun for the whole family, interactive exhibits showcase the spicy blend of cultures, artists, industries and lore that sprang from the land surrounding the snake-like curves of the peaceful South Louisiana bayou. The Bayou Teche Museum is located on Main Street in charming downtown New Iberia, recognized by Forbes Magazine as America's Prettiest Town and immortalized as the home town of James Lee Burke's Dave Robicheaux. Local cuisine, historic sites, shopping and hotels are all within walking distance. And be sure not to miss the beautiful Bayou Teche, just steps from the museum's doors.
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    Thanks to the Prevost Prouds Motorcoach Rally for visiting the Museum on April 18th...all 150 of you from all corners of the USA!
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    Bayou Teche Museum shared George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts's post.
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    It's not too early to register for our Summer Fun Activities!
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    Festival posters are still available for purchase from Books Along The Techeand Shadows on the Teche. Limited number of signed and numbered posters going fast!
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    Pick up a Dave Robicheaux's Hometown Literary Festival T-shirt only $20!
    Available now at Books Along The Teche and Shadows on the Teche.
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