Customize Your Tour

Please Note: The West Baton Rouge Museum is currently closed to large tour groups. Family groups are welcome. No tactile interactives or handouts are available at this time. 

However, if you are planning for a future tour and find that none of our packages fit your needs, you can customize your tour experience using specific themes and activities. Guides can focus on particular aspects when visiting the historic structures and make connections to what your students are learning in the classroom. Please check back for information on when these tour options will be offered again.

Topics & Themes

Educators can choose from a variety of themes or topics like:

  • Art & Architecture
  • Agriculture
  • Behind-the-scenes with a curator
  • Cajuns & Creoles
  • Daily Life Through Two Centuries
  • Languages & Culture
  • Music, River Stories
  • Folk Traditions
  • Women & Children

À la Carte Activities

Teachers are able to choose from a variety of hands-on activities that complement the tour experience such as:

  • butter churning
  • spinning and weaving
  • optical toys
  • blacksmithing
  • woodworking
  • open-hearth cooking
  • making pinch pots
  • parlor games