Louisiana State Museum, Baton Rouge Photos

The Louisiana State Museum opened a new building designed by Eskew + Dumez + Ripple in 2006 in Baton Rouge across from the State Capitol. Displays cover the history of Louisiana, though many important objects are in the main museums in New Orleans.

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Louisiana State Museum beside State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Entrance courtyard of Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Entrance windows of Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Louisiana State Museum beside State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Louisiana State Museum (2006) (660 N. 4th St.). Baton Rouge, LA. Architect: Eskew + Dumez + Ripple.Entrance courtyard of Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Entrance windows of Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
View from entrance courtyard of Louisiana State Museum to State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Louisiana State Museum with Musicians sculpture by Al Lavergne. Baton Rouge, LA.Napoleon Peace Medal given to Indian tribes to cement relationships in Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.New Orleans Battle Flag presented to Andrew Jackson after his victory in 1815 in Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
View from entrance courtyard of Louisiana State Museum to State Capitol. Baton Rouge, LA.Louisiana State Museum with Musicians sculpture by Al Lavergne. Baton Rouge, LA.Napoleon Peace Medal (c1800) given to Indian tribes to cement relationships in Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.New Orleans Battle Flag presented to Andrew Jackson after his victory in 1815 in Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Zachary Taylor's sombrero worn by future President in Mexican Wars in Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Zachary Taylor's sword made in New Orleans used in Mexican Wars in Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Painting of Confederate steamboat running Union blockade in Civil War at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Archeological objects recovered from Port Hudson Civil War site at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Zachary Taylor's sombrero worn by future President in Mexican Wars in Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Zachary Taylor's sword made in New Orleans (c1840) used in Mexican Wars in Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Painting of Confederate steamboat running Union blockade in Civil War at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Archeological objects recovered from Port Hudson Civil War site at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Confederate submarine found in 1878 in Lake Pontchartrain probably scuttled to keep it from Union troops at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Army wagon ambulance of Civil War vintage used until WW II at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.General Clair Chenault's Flying Tiger uniform jacket at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Huey P. Long tombstone used until his body reburied in State Capitol lawn at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Confederate submarine (c1862) found in 1878 in Lake Pontchartrain probably scuttled to keep it from Union troops at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Army wagon ambulance of Civil War vintage used until WW II at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.General Clair Chenault's Flying Tiger uniform jacket (1943) at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Huey P. Long (1893-1935) tombstone used until his body reburied in State Capitol lawn at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Model of J.M. White Steamboat at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Silver sugar bowl & creamer from Steamboat Imperial at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Lobster overlooks entrance to state history display at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Antique gas pump with pelican at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Model of J.M. White Steamboat (1878-88) at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Silver sugar bowl & creamer (c1898) from Steamboat Imperial at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Lobster overlooks entrance to state history display at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Antique gas pump with pelican at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Lucky Hot Dog cart at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Evangeline Song & Chorus music reflects popularity of fictional character settled to Louisiana at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Acadian furniture on display at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Coushatta native tribal woven mask from Elton, LA by Lorena Langley at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Lucky Hot Dog cart (c1950) at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Evangeline Song & Chorus music reflects popularity of fictional character settled to Louisiana at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Acadian (Cajun) furniture on display at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Coushatta (Kaosati) native tribal woven mask from Elton, LA by Lorena Langley (c1980) at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Chitimacha chain link native basket at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Fats Domino outfit at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Mardi Gras display at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Mardi Gras dragon at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Chitimacha chain link native basket (c1920) at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Fats Domino outfit (c1975) at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Mardi Gras display at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Mardi Gras dragon at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Mardi Gras seahorse at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Mardi Gras flag boy suit at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Detail of Mardi Gras costume with pelican & chicks at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Detail of Mardi Gras black & white costume at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Mardi Gras seahorse at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Mardi Gras flag boy suit at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Detail of Mardi Gras costume with pelican & chicks at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Detail of Mardi Gras black & white costume at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.
Detail of Mardi Gras queen's costume at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Detail of Mardi Gras king's costume at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.

Detail of Mardi Gras queen's costume at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.Detail of Mardi Gras king's costume at Louisiana State Museum. Baton Rouge, LA.


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