Education at Jean Lafitte

The six sites of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve offer learning opportunities from a to z, including architecture, botany, culture, geography, history, music, and zoology. On-site and online programs encourage analytical thinking, creativity, information gathering, and just plain fun.

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    Plan a Field Trip

    Jean Lafitte offers a wide variety of curriculum-based programs. Learn about our programs and plan a trip today!

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    Curriculum Materials

    Soar into the school year with these resources! Use them in your classroom or when you visit our park.

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    NPS Educator Portal

    National Parks are America's classrooms. This portal is chock full of resources for teachers.

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    Every Kid Outdoors Pass

    Fourth graders and their family get free access to hundreds of parks, lands, and waters for an entire year. Explore America today!

Last updated: August 6, 2022

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419 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130


504 589-3882

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