Measuring in at nearly 70,000 square feet, Capitol Park Museum is a recent addition to the Capitol Park and Louisiana State Capitol area in Baton Rouge. The museum most notably features an authentic Civil War submarine raised from Lake Pontchartrain.
Spread across two floors, other museum must-sees include exhibits documenting everything from Louis Armstrong to Mardi Gras to Jim Crow. The museum features two permanent exhibits, as well as a variety of rotating exhibits and special events focusing on culture and history in Plantation Country.
Capitol Park Museum
660 N 4th St.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802