Exhibits & Collections

Our archives contain historical documents, books, rare photographs, and videos.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.

Time: It takes approximately 2.5 hours to tour the museum and the Freedom Garden


Group Tours

School and group 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

Visit the RRAAM


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) 474 -5553 or email us at [email protected] for information or questions.

Holiday Schedule

2019 Holiday Schedule
Dr MLK Day, open
Mardi Gras, closed
Good Friday, closed
Easter Saturday & Sunday, closed
Memorial Day, closed
July 3- 5, closed
Labor Day, closed
Thanksgiving Week, closed
December 24 – 26, closed
December 31 – January 2, closed


406 Charles Street

Donaldsonville, LA 70346

Museum Hours

All tours are by appointment only.

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