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Fort St. Jean Baptiste

155 Rue Jefferson, Natchitoches, LA 71457-3360
+1 318-357-3101
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Must see for history buffs!

We took the tour and the staff only followed if you requested. they were so interesting and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
New Orleans, Louisiana
Hidden Surprise

Was very enjoyable and something that surprised us. Returning after many year I n very knew how... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
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155 Rue Jefferson, Natchitoches, LA 71457-3360
+1 318-357-3101
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the tour and the staff only followed if you requested. they were so interesting and informed. I lived in LA my whole life and never knew this amazing story of our history.

Thank Teesha504
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was very enjoyable and something that surprised us. Returning after many year I n very knew how much work was put into the old Fort. Was enjoyable and informative.

Thank JL_Bert
Reviewed 6 December 2017

It was so cool to see this Fort. It was a great step back in time. We had fun throwing the Ax. I'm so glade places like this still are still around. You have to pay to tour but its not bad at all. Wished...More

Thank Crystal J
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Great staff, friendly, welcoming and informative. The grounds were immaculate and the guides were friendly and informative. They gave a good background on historical development and how the French, Spanish and Natchitoches tribes associated with one another. They also explained Louisiana's Code Noire and how...More

Thank hebertcj
Reviewed 18 November 2017

A great learning experience about the beginning of Natchitoches. The fort built to scale with people to answer questions and inform you of how the people lived within the walls of the fort. 15 minute video inside the information center. Very informative.

Thank michella0527
Reviewed 29 October 2017

A knowledgable and friendly staff. A great value for the price. The theater room was a great addition to the tour

Thank buddillahunty
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We visited during home tour knowledgeable park docent gave us grand tour of Fort replica 200 yards away Good 15 minute video worthwhile

Thank George W
Reviewed 29 September 2017

A must see in Natchitoches; this museum is tended by lovng staff who have made many hand made items from pioneer days to add to the first diorama of a frontier family. The museum does a freat job of presenting the Cane River area history...More

Thank lovesitaly96
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit here, but it won't our last. If you're over 62 years old, it's free. Knowledgeable docents in the area to answer questions. Rooms included chapel, barracks, commander's quarters, etc. Some walking is required, but wheelchair assess also. Interesting museum exhibits...More

Thank Marilyn M
Reviewed 31 May 2017

It was definitely not what is was expecting. It is very cheap and I can easily see why. After we had already paid the lady at the front desk had told us that the people in period the costumes were not there due to a...More

Thank Isabel M
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28 August 2016|
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Response from TheNanna56 | Reviewed this property |
They will be open. Here's the phone number if you'd like to call. 1-888-677-7853