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The Louisiana History Museum, located in downtown Alexandria, is dedicated to collecting, presenting, interpreting and promoting understanding of the wealth of history associated with Alexandria, and all of Louisiana. The museum maintains one of the foremost collections of historical objects in the state.

The building housing the Louisiana History Museum began as the Alexandria Public Library in 1907.

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"Greetings from Alexandria"
... from the vintage postcard collection of the Louisiana History Museum

Greetings from Alexandria ... vintage postcard from the collection of the Louisiana History Museum

02/15/2015
Article in the Alexandria Daily Town Talk about the Museum's Newcomb Photograph Collection

01/13/2015
Museum Director Dale Genius' article at CenLA Focus: Photographs Are An Important Part of History Research

History Series - 07/10/2014
Alexandria City Railway Company ... History, Map, Photos

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CURRENT EXHIBITS

Leon Bergeron Gulf Oil Station, corner of Murray and 5th Streets, Alexandria, Louisiana, September of 1940
Gulf Oil Station, corner of Murray and 5th Streets, Alexandria, Louisiana, September of 1940, from the Newcomb Photograph Collection

Museum Photo Archives
  • Louisiana under the rule of Spain, France and England
  • Famous Central Louisiana plantations and buildings
  • Steam Ship "Red River" model
  • Alexandria in 1872 as seen in a rare, historic map
  • The Newcomb Photograph Collection ... 675 original photographs of Central Louisiana from the 1860s to the 1960s
  • And much more!
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Central Louisiana: 100 Years of Photographs and Illustrations ... a 2-volume DVD set
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The Louisiana History Museum announces availability of a 2-volume DVD set featuring historic photographs of Alexandria and Central Louisiana from the 1850s - 1960s.

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503 Washington Street · Alexandria, Louisiana 71301 · Phone 318.487.8556

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10:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday through Saturday

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