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Louisiana Home School Field Trips

Annotated Lists


Louisiana Homeschool Group
Announce your field trip in this group, and organize to meet-up.

At New Orleans
Learn about the history of this Louisiana city. Find attractions and fun things to do with children.

Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Together, the agencies of CRT offer a wide variety of resources, from parks, to museums to main street communities. To see the availabilities throughout our state, please choose from the list provided and make a point to visit them all.

S’port Kids Calendar
A free calendar of Events of Interest for Homeschool Families in and around Shreveport, Louisiana.

Aquariums & Ocean Life

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
We want to continue to offer new adventures for our guests. As we work together to rebuild our city, we need places that offer us an opportunity to play together. Canal Street at the River, #1 Canal Street, New Orleans.

Children’s Museums

The Children’s Museum
Ongoing art activities and special programs. 327 Broad St., Lake Charles.

Industry & Technology

Conrad Rice Mill
America’s oldest working rice mill. øne of the leading tourist attractions in this area of the Bayou Teche. 307 Ann Street in New Iberia. (800) 551-3245.

TABASCO® Pepper Sauce Factory
Everybody at PepperFest is just waitin’ to show you a good time. So relax, have a little taste of what we’re talkin’ about, and hang out with folks who are into two things: TABASCO® and havin’ a good time. Avery Island. (337) 365-8173.

Natural History

Alexandria Zoological Park
The Zoo offers a number of educational opportunities including Zoo School, Summer Safari Camps, Field Trips, and a number of other programs. Located at 3016 Masonic Drive or US Highway 165 Business, approximately 1 mile from the south traffic circle and two blocks from the Alexandria Mall.

Audubon Nature Institute
Visitor Programs offer special presentations, animal encounters and tons of diverse interactive activities under the guidance of Audubon educators and trained volunteers. New Orleans, LA 70178, (504) 861-2537.

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo
More than 1,800 animals await you in the beautifully landscaped Zoo. 3601 Thomas Road, Baton Rouge. (225) 775-3877.

Zoo of Acadiana
Nestled on forty five acres of rolling landscape with a very natural setting and environment. Visitors are glad to see that our animals seem happy and content in their habitats and are not pacing and agitated. Located on Highway 90, South of Broussard, 116 Lakeview Drive, Broussard, LA 70518, (337) 837-4325.


Laura Plantation
An historic sugar plantation built in 1805, where the Guided Tour transports you into Louisiana’s Creole culture. Midway between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, on the Great River Road (HWY 18). (888) 799-7690.

Longue Vue House and Gardens
Working with local educators, Longue Vue has developed field trip experiences in the Lucy C. Roussel Discovery Garden that offer a multidisciplinary, cross-curricular approach to including elements of social studies, language arts, mathematics, and the visual arts into a science-based course of study. Art and history-focused tours of the historic house are also available.
7 Bamboo Road • New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 488-5488

Magnolia Mound Plantation
Through educational programs, workshops, lectures, festivals, and other special events, Magnolia Mound’s mission is to illustrate and interpret the lifestyle of the French Creoles who formed the fascinating culture which still influences and pervades life in southern Louisiana. 6201 Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge, (225) 272-9200.

Oak Alley Plantation
Located on the Mississippi River between the historic Louisiana cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Oak Alley Plantation has been called the “Grande Dame of the Great River Road”. 1-800-44ALLEY.

Science Museums

Louisiana Arts and Science Center
From art exhibitions and workshops to hands-on science exhibits and treasures from ancient Egypt, LASM has something to inspire everyone. 100 South River Road,, P.O. Box 3373, Baton Rouge, LA 70821, (504) 344-9478

Sci-Port Discovery Center
A 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center in Shreveport-Bossier, featuring over 290 science, math and space exhibits, daily changing programs, an IMAX Dome Theatre, open-access, interactive, laser SPACE DOME Planetarium, gift shop and café. Sci-Port is located on the downtown Shreveport Riverfront. 528 Commerce Street, 820 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, LA 71101, (318) 424-3466


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