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Open Today 10AM-4PM

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Welcome to Louisiana's Old State Capitol

Louisiana's Old State Capitol educates the public on Louisiana's rich history and the democratic process through exhibits, programming and the arts. The museum is dedicated to inspiring engaged citizenship, advancing the collection and preserving this National Historic Landmark. Prominently located in downtown Baton Rouge, we are a free museum open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday.

Old State Capitol Gift Shop

One stop shop for unique home finds, gifts and more!

Louisiana's Old State Capitol is excited to announce the launch of our online gift shop. Our gift shop offers unique items from local artists and vendors along with gifts for adults and children alike. We offer free shipping for orders $100 or more and members of the Friends of the Old State Capitol receive 20% off their order. Click the link below to start your shopping experience and bring a small taste of Louisiana and our historic building to your home.