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For Educators

Guides and Resources for teachers and educators.

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Find lesson plans and K-12 education resources.

Louisiana's Old State Capitol is a museum of political history with exhibits and programs that highlight significant events and individuals in Louisiana and American history.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor founded iCivics in 2009 to transform civic learning through innovative, free educational video games and lessons that teach students to be knowledgeable, curious, and engaged in civic life. Since then, iCivics has become the nation’s premier non-profit civic education provider to more than 9.5 million students across America. Visit www.icivics.org to learn more.

Louisiana's Old State Capitol offers unpaid internships intended for college credit, that are designed with student interest and abilities in mind. An application and interview are required. For more information, please contact Educator Ashley Franklin at ashley.franklin@sos.la.gov.

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To schedule a field trip or group tour, please visit this page to fill out the tour request form. Most week day scheduled tours are guided tours.

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The History

Our 165-year-old statehouse has withstood war, fire, scandal, bitter debate, abandonment and an occasional fistfight. Learn more here.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about planning your visit? Visit this page for museum expectations, accessibility information, on-site accommodations and more.

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