"Le Beau Petit Musee" The Pretty Little Museum
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From Sugarcane to Sugar
The Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum is a sampling of life along the winding banks of Bayou Teche. The museum, built in 1902, is made from the cypress wood that was once a major industry in Jeanerette.
Step into the past and learn about the last 200 years of the sugarcane industry, the cypress lumber industry and the days of the steamboat.
*Pictorial History of the Sugarcane Industry
*Antique Handmade Cypress Patterns
*1879 Sewing Collection
*Swamp Room with over 40 Native Species
*Local Exhibits & History
The Museum is now open on a limited basis Thursday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. CDC guidelines will be followed and masks are currently required.
The last tour begins at 3 p.m. Iberia Recreation may change operation hours and days without notice. Please call ahead for information.
Admission is $3 adults, $1 for students (under 12).
Group Tours are Welcome. Special tours are also available after hours. Please call to schedule.
Free Parking including RV and Campers.