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Alexandria Museum of Art
933 Second Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
United States

The Alexandria Museum of Art is the centerpiece of Alexandria's river front, situated on the entire 900 block of Second Street. Through its exhibition program of an ever-changing array of collections on loan from around the world, its extensive permanent collection of contemporary Louisiana art and the state's largest collection of North Louisiana Folk Art, AMoA entices visitors of diverse tastes.

Alexandria Museum of Art Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm; Saturday 10am-4pm. Cost: $4 Adults, $3 Students/Military/Seniors, $2 Students 4-13, 3 and under free

Map Info: Alexandria Museum of Art 31.312162 -92.444298
Arna Bontemps African American Museum & Cultural Arts Center
1327 Third Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
United States

Located in the historic downtown district, this museum gives the history of the life and times of noted author/poet, scholar, and librarian Arna Wendell Bontemps. If offers African American Memorabilia, pamphlets, books, and artifacts. A gift shop is also available. Hours: By Appointment Only Cost: Free Admission

Map Info: Arna Bontemps African American Museum & Cultural Arts Center 31.309487 -92.442405
Delta Music Museum
218 Louisiana Avenue
Ferriday, LA 71334
United States

The Delta Music Museum focuses on music along the Mississippi Delta Region form Memphis, TN, to New Orleans, LA. Ferriday is home to three legendary cousins: Jerry Lee Lewis, Mickey Gilley and Jimmy Swaggart. The museum highlights each one plus many more! Hours: Closed Saturday-Tuesday; Wednesday-Friday 9am-4pm. Cost: Free Admission

Map Info: Delta Music Museum 31.629824 -91.553094
Frogmore Cotton Plantation & Gins
11656 U.S. Highway 84
Frogmore, LA 71334
United States

Selected by Rand McNally as a “MUST SEE SITE.”  Experience Cotton Then & Now at an 1800-acre historical working cotton plantation and museum where modern computerized technology is used in ongoing ginning and farming operations. Nineteen historical buildings include furnished slave cabins, a Smithsonian quality antique, steam gin, plantation store and other outbuildings. Optional Civil War tour is a concise but complete history of the causes of the Civil War beginning with our constitution. The tour includes conflicts, economics, politics, and the effects of the war on our nation’s budget, the plantation slaves, and owners.  Hours vary by season.  Please check website or call 318-757-2453.  Arrive at least 1 ½ hrs. prior to closing; tours begin immediately upon arrival.  Admission prices on website.  

Map Info: Frogmore Cotton Plantation & Gins 31.606216 -91.669302
Lecompte High School
2004 St. Charles Street
Lecompte, LA 71346
United States

Built in 1924, this high school has been completely restored and is on the National Historic Register. It includes a farm museum, war memorial, library, a veteran's memorial room, more than 2,000 historic photographs, and Louisiana History Museum. Lecompte High School Hours: Open by appointment only Cost: Free Admission

Map Info: Lecompte High School 31.088443 -92.404033
Louisiana History Museum
503 Washington Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
United States

Find out why Louisiana did not have dinosaurs. Learn about Jim Bowie and the Frontier, area men and the Civil War, the construction of Bailey's Dam, and more! Housed in a National Historic Register Building, this extensive genealogical resource includes colonial archives and French and Spanish records for the Louisiana territory. Forty large exhibits focusing on Central Louisiana can be seen in the Musum. Louisiana History Museum Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; Tuesday-Saturday 10am-4pm. Cost: Free Admission

Map Info: Louisiana History Museum 31.30922 -92.44477
Louisiana Maneuvers & Military Museum
623 G Street, Camp Beauregard
Pineville, LA 71360
United States

Built as a replica WWII barracks, this museum houses memorabilia and artifacts from the WWII era, as well as WWI and earlier time periods. View life size military vehicles, authentic military uniforms, and historic pieces from the home front. The Museum is located on Camp Beauregard, an active military base. Louisiana Maneuvers & Military Museum Hours: Closed Saturday-Monday; Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm Cost: Free Admission

Map Info: Louisiana Maneuvers & Military Museum 31.371173 -92.399329
Old Town Hall Museum
731 Main Street
Pineville, LA 71360
United States

The only museum in Louisiana dedicated to municipal government. Located on Main Street in Pineville, the Museum was once home to all of Pineville's city offices, including the fire station, city court, jail, library, mayor's office, judge's chambers, police department, and utilities office. In addition the court room served as a public library and Driver's License Bureau when court was not in session. Hours: Closed Saturday and Sunday; Monday-Friday 8am-Noon, and by appoinment Cost: Free Admission

Map Info: Old Town Hall Museum 31.321613 -92.435042
Southern Forest Heritage Museum
77 Long Leaf Road
Long Leaf, LA 71448
United States

Tour this historic 57-acre sawmill and company town, complete with picnic areas and a nature trail. Railroad motorcar rides are available. The Museum offers audiovisual presentations, exhibits, souvenirs, and snacks in the commissary. Hours: Closed Monday; Tuesday-Saturday 9am-4pm; Sunday 1pm-4pm Cost: $8.00 Adults, $7.00 Seniors, $5.00 Children 6-12, Ages 5 and under free

Map Info: Southern Forest Heritage Museum 31.005697 -92.56038
T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum
1403 Third Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
United States

A hands-on educational children's museum with activities and play areas dedicated to fostering inquiry, imagination, and learning!

Map Info: T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum 31.30931 -92.44169
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The Funk Nation Kick Off Party is this evening at @huckleberrybrewingco starting at 5PM. 
Hear about this year’s home brewer competition, music line-up, and so much more! You will also learn how @funktoberfest is making a difference by putting musical instruments in the hands of students right here in Central Louisiana. 
Get ready for #Funktoberfest18!

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#RocktheRed is Wednesday, July 4th!

Starting at 7PM: *Face Painting
*Local vendors will be onsite for food & drinks *Local Heroes Wall ( recognition of local military past and present, this will be a place where photos can be taken and notes can be written). *Live music including Chris Ardoin taking the stage at 8:30 PM
*Presentation of colors prior to fireworks
*FIREWORKS starting at 10PM.

You don't want to miss this EXCITING event! For more information go follow @explore_alexandria 's  Instagram page!

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Start off your 4th of July celebrations with a beautiful 5K run!

This event will take place in downtown Alexandria starting and finishing at the mini park. There will be a splash pad and misting machines at the finish to help you cool off.

Bring out your American flags and patriotic clothing! The first 100 people signed up will receive a freedom Run t-shirt. Awards will be given to the first 3 finishers both Male and Female. We will have a clock setup but no chip timing. Race will start Wednesday at8 am. Bring the whole family out for this wonderful event! @runwildcenla

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Its time to get your GLO on! 
Join Step Cenla as they host their 2nd Annual Glo-Fest in Downtown Alexandria, La on June 23rd. Jam packed with backlights, color explosions, music and dance, foam cannon explosions, and much more! This is an event you don't want to miss! $25 1-Mile Fun Run + GLO_FEST BLOCK PARTY Admission
Children Ages 0-5 FREE. 
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Did you know that prior to WWII thousands of U.S. soldiers trained in central Louisiana during the Louisiana Maneuvers to prepare for deployment into the War?
#themoreyouknow #WWII #downtownalexandriala #playherecenla #onlylousiana #feedyoursoul
Unplug and come play at Zoo Day presented by Walker Kia this Saturday from 10AM-4PM. You'll be able to enjoy live music, kids' activities, animals, and fun. Admission is FREE. 
Train tickets, Gift Shop souvenirs, stroller rentals, and concessions will be available for purchase. Two trolleys will be shuttling visitors to and from parking areas surrounding the Zoo. You don't want to miss it! @alexandriazoo

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Tomorrow is the 11th annual BUG DAY at the Kent House! You'll be able to learn about insects and their relatives through educational, kid-friendly activities for people of all ages. Don't miss it!

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Don’t miss all the live WWE action featuring your favorite Superstars and Divas this Friday night at the @rapidescoliseum! Starts at 7:30 PM. You can purchase your tickets online at Ticketmaster.com or at the RPC Box Office! 
#WWEAlexandria #LiveatRPC #WEE #WWELive #WWESmackdown #CENLA #PlayHereCenla

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