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131 E. Main Street
New Iberia, Louisiana 70560


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Open:         Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. and other times by appointment.

Admission:   Adults: $5  Seniors, Military, Students: $3
Children under five: Free

Private and group tours available if scheduled

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The Bayou Teche Museum is a Blue Star Museum. Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to the nation’s active duty military personnel, including National Guard and Reserve, and their families from Armed Forces Day through Labor Day.



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  • Bayou Teche Museum

    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.
    Bayou Teche Museum
    Bayou Teche Museum
    The Bayou Teche Museum is excited to announce the unveiling of a poster created by local photojournalist, Lee Ball. It is a photograph of the Museum and the adjacent Donald “Doc” Voorhies Wing as well as the Sliman Theater with its newly refurbished Evangeline sign and marquee. Lee Ball has generously granted permission to replicate his photograph as a fundraiser for the expansion of the Bayou Teche Museum.

    A formal unveiling and poster signing will be held at an open house at the Museum at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 17th and will include FREE ADMISSION. The poster will be available at the Museum for $30 each and shipping is available.

    Please visit us on October 17th. Free Admission!!
    Bayou Teche Museum
    Bayou Teche Museum
    Inviting everyone to stop by! We're celebrating Sugar Cane and ALL things New Iberia here at the Bayou Teche Museum!