The Edwin Epps House is a single-story, wood-frame Creole cottage presently located on the campus of Louisiana State University Alexandria. Though the Epps House has been moved from its original location and has lost a significant portion of its original building materials, the physical presence of the structure retains its historic significance in association with the famous slave narrative Twelve Years a Slave. Hours: By Appointment Only. Cost: Free Admission
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Located in downtown Pineville, along the banks of the Red River, and includes a visitor’s center with Civil War artifacts, an elevated boardwalk around both forts, and an overlook of Bailey’s Dam. Admission charged. Hours: Wednesday-Sunday 9am-5pm; Closed Monday and Tuesday. Cost: $4.00 Adults & Students, Seniors 62+ free, Ages 12 and under free
Synthetic 40 lane bowling center. Smoke free building. League play available. Friday night 10pm-2am is Tunes & Ten Pins. Hours: Tuesday-Thursday Noon-10:30pm; Friday Noon-2am; Saturday Noon-Midnight. Cost: $4.50/game per person, $3.00 shoe rental
Selected by Rand McNally as a “MUST SEE SITE.” Experience Cotton Then & Now at an 1800-acre historical working cotton plantation and museum where modern computerized technology is used in ongoing ginning and farming operations. Nineteen historical buildings include furnished slave cabins, a Smithsonian quality antique, steam gin, plantation store and other outbuildings. Optional Civil War tour is a concise but complete history of the causes of the Civil War beginning with our constitution. The tour includes conflicts, economics, politics, and the effects of the war on our nation’s budget, the plantation slaves, and owners. Hours vary by season. Please check website or call 318-757-2453. Arrive at least 1 ½ hrs. prior to closing; tours begin immediately upon arrival. Admission prices on website.
It may not be Africa, but it's close! Experience a wild animal safari right here in Central Louisiana. With more than 150 wild animals roaming free outside your safari wagon, this adventure doesn't even require a passport! Animal favorites include the zorse, zebras and giraffe. Hours: Sunday-Saturday 9am-5pm. Cost: $12.00 Adults, $10.00 Seniors, $8.00 Children 3-12, Ages 2 and under free
Come Ride with Us! We provide guided trail rides in Kisatchie National Forest. (Your horse or ours!) Visit us at our website.
Completed in 1800, this French Creole Plantation house is the oldest standing structure in Central Louisiana. The Creole house and period outbuildings depict plantation life between 1795 and 1855. Open-hearth cooking and other special presentations are offered every Wednesday, October through April. Guided tours offered every hour. Hours: Closed Sunday; Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm. Cost: $8.00 Adults, $7.00 Seniors 65+/Military/AAA Members, $3.00 Children 6-12, Ages 6 and under free
An escape room is a new way to spend your weekend, having a work team-building outing, or a unique date night. In an escape room, players are locked into a themed room and challenged to get out within an hour. Explore the room for clues, hidden messages, and codes as you race the clock to try and get out before the clock runs out!
Do you have what it takes to escape in 60 minutes?