Image of map of south Louisiana showing Jean Lafitte sites
Wherever you go in south Louisiana, there's a Jean Lafitte site down the road or up the bayou.

The six sites of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve are scattered through south Louisiana, from the bayous to the prairies. See the big picture above; information about each site is below.

Here are quick links to transportation options and to information about hours and days that park sites are open.

The park's six sites are

  • Acadian Cultural Center - 501 Fisher Road, Lafayette; 337-232-0789. Map and information
  • Barataria Preserve - 6588 Barataria Boulevard, Marrero; 504-689-3690 ext. 10. Map and information including trail maps. If you use a GPS system, we recommend that you doublecheck with the map since not all systems find the preserve successfully.
  • Chalmette Battlefield and Chalmette National Cemetery - 8606 West St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette; 504-281-0510. Map and information
  • French Quarter Visitor Center - 419 Decatur Street, New Orleans; 504-589-3882 ext. 221. Map and information
    • Please note: Due to upcoming projects to repair damages suffered from Hurricane Ida in 2021, our French Quarter and New Orleans Jazz NHP Visitor Center is temporarily moved to 916 N. Peters Street, New Orleans, LA 70116. Check our Current Conditions page for updates.
  • Prairie Acadian Cultural Center - 250 West Park Avenue, Eunice; 337-457-8499. Map and information
  • Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center - 314 St. Mary Street, Thibodaux; 985-448-1375. Map and information
  • Park headquarters - 419 Decatur Street, New Orleans (upstairs from the French Quarter Visitor Center in New Orleans); 504-589-3882.


Last updated: February 24, 2023

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419 Decatur St
New Orleans, LA 70130


504 589-3882

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