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Museum of Political History - Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 30° 26.808 W 091° 11.355
15R E 673869 N 3369688
Quick Description: History museum located in the old state capitol building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Location: Louisiana, United States
Date Posted: 8/30/2009 6:35:10 PM
Waymark Code: WM7484
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Museum of Political History opened in 1994 and is maintained by the Louisiana Secretary of State. The museum is located in the restored former state capitol building. The museum maintains a collections artifacts and documents related to the political history of Louisiana. The museum has extensive collection of items related to former Governor and Senator Huey Long including the gun used to kill him. The building itself is a site to visit, the Gothic Revival styled building has the appearance of a castle.
Theme:
Political and cultural history of Louisiana


Street Address:
100 North Blvd Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Food Court: no

Gift Shop: yes

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday through Saturday: 10 a.m.to 4 p.m. Sunday: Noon - 4 p.m.


Museum Size: Medium

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

Cost: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
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