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Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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The Louisiana State Museum Baton Rouge features thematic exhibits on the diverse aspects of Louisiana history, industry and culture. The museum includes two permanent exhibitions, entitled Grounds for Greatness: Louisiana and the Nation, and Experiencing Louisiana: Discovering the Soul of America.Topics range from the Louisiana Purchase to Sportsmen's Paradise to Mardi Gras traditions throughout the state.
Artifacts include a 48 foot wooden shrimp trawler, a Civil War submarine, a record breaking Marlin, a Krewe of lawnmowers, a New Orleans Lucky Dog cart and musical artifacts from Fats Domino, Buddy Guy, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Aaron Neville and much more. Now through March 2013, see Our Louisiana: 200 Years of Statehood. A selection of our Curators favorite pieces to showcase Louisiana history and culture since becoming a state in 1812.
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