Museum Tour


Our archives contain historical documents, books, rare photographs, and videos. Our collection includes artifacts, newspaper ads for runaway slaves, obituaries, certificates of midwives and rural black doctors, photos and sketches of inventors, such as Leonard Julien and Madame C. J. Walker, in addition to politicians, soldiers, artisans, and entrepreneurs.

School/Church Tour


School and Church tour programs draw upon the universal appeal of music, art, and history to promote an appreciation for diversity and encourage creative expression for children visiting the museum and plantations along the Mississippi River.

Tour Options: Scavenger Hunt

Book a Tour


Children 6 & Under are FREE
All groups by appt. only
Hours: Wed – Sat, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Closed: Sunday – Tuesday

Please call us at 225-206-1225 or email us at to book a tour to the museum.


406 Charles Street

Donaldsonville, LA 70346

Museum Hours

Wed. - Sat.: 10am - 5pm

Sun. - Tues.: Closed

All groups by appt. only

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