At the museum
The West Baton Rouge where history comes to life.
Built in the 1880's, this plantation store was in use as a grocery store and post office until it was closed in the 1980's.
The third cabin from Allendale c.1890's shows life as it would have been during the Civil Rights era.
The second cabin from Allendale Plantation c. mid-1870's depicts life for the plantation worker after the Civil War.
See a 22' hand-crafted working model of a sugar mill that exhibits the process of making raw sugar from sugar cane.
An Opening Reception was held at the West Baton Rouge Museum on Friday, May 8, 2009 to celebrate the installation of the museum’s permanent exhibit In the Interest of Our Parish: Three Hundred Years of History in West Baton Rouge.