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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    Join us for our Summer Fun Activities at the Museum, June 6 - 10th, 8:30 - noon each day. Ages 7 - 12. All activities directed by certified teachers. Interactive Demonstations, Games, Music, Arts & Crafts, Downtown Scavenger Hunt. Call now to reserve your spot!
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    Stop by the Museum and view the 15 original paintings that make up the Saga of the Acadians collection by George Rodrigue. The exhibit has been extended until mid June!
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    Bayou Teche Museum shared George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts's post.
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    It's not too late to register for our Summer Fun Activities!
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    Festival posters are still available for purchase from Books Along The Teche and Shadows on the Teche. Limited number of signed and numbered posters going fast!
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