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Pentagon Barracks

North Riverside Mall, Baton Rouge, LA
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Just a walk through, not a tour

We walked through this section from the Capitol back to our car. It was interesting to see, but we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda H
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Anderson, South Carolina
Don't Judge the current - consider the Great Past.....Keep Partying those are my taillights ahead

I was sent to the Pentagon, after 2-3 assignments, good progress, movin' on up. To this day, I... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
tawsr
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Louisiana
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3 weeks ago
“Just a walk through, not a tour”
16 Jul 2017
“Don't Judge the current - consider the Great Past.....Keep Partying those are my taillights ahead”
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North Riverside Mall, Baton Rouge, LA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked through this section from the Capitol back to our car. It was interesting to see, but we didn't see any options for a tour.

Thank Linda H
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

I was sent to the Pentagon, after 2-3 assignments, good progress, movin' on up. To this day, I remember my roommate, Brian Doucet, partied eversense. Special report here:: In the Pentagon, I was relocated to a cooler part! It was so cool, outside was the...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Thought there was a museum but just a couple of historic markers. I believe the buildings are apartments for state legislators now.

Thank b9762
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

I haven't been inside, but it is an interesting architectural style. If I'm not mistaken, its the office of the Lt. Governor.

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

The barracks are nice to visit. The stories about the history it can tell us is a wonderful thing. Although it seems never to be open to the public it's a lovely place to take wedding portraits. Just walking the grounds makes me feel like...More

Thank dmcneal830
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Don't miss this if you are sightseeing in Baton Rouge. There are interpretive signs that help explain how this barracks went from military uses by the French, British, Spanish and the Confederacy to being used by students in the earlier days of LSU.

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Reviewed 26 June 2016

We found the pentagon barracks, but there wasn't anything to do or see once we got there, so we just walked on past the building. Maybe it's just closed on Saturdays?

Thank BevoBurn96
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

Great place to stroll or just sit back and enjoy. You can feel the HISTORY ooze out of this place. Do a little research about it and you will enjoy it that much more.

Thank Shadowhider
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Reviewed 11 September 2015

The building is close to the Capitol.It was used for barracks .for male housing..This is well worth your time to visit.

Thank 676barbara
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

History buffs will like to visit this place, but otherwise theres nothing to see. I know a state senator that lives there. If you can get in to see one of the legislators apartments do it they are nice, your tax dollars at work.

Thank Terry E
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