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. New Iberia is also the hometown of the late Blue Dog artist, George Rodrigue. 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.

*** WE REQUEST THAT ALL VISITORS WEAR MASKS OR FACE COVERINGS AND JOIN US IN SOCIAL DISTANCING. IF YOU FORGET YOUR MASK WE HAVE THEM AVAILABLE AT THE FRONT DESK ALONG WITH PLENTY OF HAND SANITIZER. THANKS!

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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. New Iberia is also the hometown of world-renowned Blue Dog artist, George Rodrigue. 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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    Explore New Iberia, the town in saltdome country whose main street began
    as a lazy bayou
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