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Rural Life Museum

Rural Life Museum
4560 Essen Lane
225-765-2437

The Rural Life Mission

The mission of the LSU Rural Life Museum is to provide and sustain a publicly accessible center for the collection, preservation and interpretation of the material culture, cultural landscapes, and the vernacular architecture of the Louisiana and Lower Mississippi River Valley.

The museum focuses on the life ways of the working classes of the 18th and 19th centuries. The museum also provides educational and research resources that advance an understanding of the material and cultural heritage of the regions



Rural Life Museum is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media

Upcoming Events at Rural Life Museum

Harvest Days at LSU Rural Life Museum

Saturday, Oct 3, 2020 from 8:00am to 5:00pm
LSU Rural Life Museum
Baton Rouge, LA
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Harvest Days at LSU Rural Life Museum

Haints Haunts and Halloween

Sunday, Oct 25, 2020 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm
LSU Rural Life Museum
Baton Rouge, LA
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A Rural Life Christmas

Sunday, Dec 6, 2020 from 10:00am to 5:30pm
LSU Rural Life Museum
Baton Rouge, LA
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