Rural Life Museum and Windrush Gardens
Situated on the Burden Research Plantation, run by the Louisiana State University, is the Rural Life Museum and Windrush Gardens. The museum features an extensive collection of tools, household utensils, furniture, vehicles and farming implements, some outdoors and others housed in more than 20 buildings that depict the lifestyle of pre-industrial 19th-century Louisiana.
Address: LSU Burden Research Plantation, 4600 Essen Lane
Telephone: (225) 765 2437
Opening times: Daily 8:30am-5pm. Closed New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Admission: $7 adults, $6 children 5-11.