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Vermilionville Maison des Cultures
Maison des Cultures, Vermilionville Historic Village

Vermilionville Historic Village, located in Lafayette, Louisiana, is a Cajun and Creole living history museum with restored historic structures.

Structures and exhibits

Buildings in the village include:

  • La Chapelle des Attakapas - a reproduction of the style based on the Catholic churches at Pointe Coupée (1760) and St. Martinville (1773)
  • Beau Bassin - Circa 1840, Creole and American Greek Revival style
  • Maison Boucvalt - Circa 1860, a classic 19th century Acadian/Creole house
  • Maison Mouton - a reconstruction of an 1810 house, a basic Acadian house with a detached kitchen
  • L’École - a reproduction typical of 1890s schoolhouse architecture
  • Maison des Cultures - Circa 1840, Acadian style
  • Trapper's Cabin
  • Maison Acadienne - Circa 1830
  • Maison Buller - 1803, Creole style
  • Maison Broussard - 1790, French Creole style
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