Visit The Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum

Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum

When it comes to science and learning, there are many aspects that fascinate children. At times, the questions about life might be unbearable, with parents struggling to answer every question in the book. However, from the solar system to the deep seas, there are plenty of ways kids can have fun while learning. However, your kids will find interesting facts and see fascinating attractions when you take them to the Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum.

At the Museum

When you visit the museum with your family, you’ll find The Wetlands Wall as well as permanent exhibits. The Wetlands Wall is a favorite among visitors, offering a 46-ft curving mural showing the eco-line of Terrebonne Parish. Designed by Robert Dafford, the life-size portraits of plants, swamps, marshes, and more is truly a sight to see.

As far as the permanent exhibits are concerned, these highlight social, economic, and natural history of the Terrebonne Parish. Some of the things you get to see include:

  • Displays
  • Interactive Panels
  • Personal Stories
  • Information about Water-Life

In addition to these, guests also get to see exhibits that show information about alligator harvesting, the impact of hurricanes, and economic effects of the area. You and your family are certain to have an enjoyable, exciting experience when you visit the museum!

When And Where

You’ll find the Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum located in historic Downtown Houma. You can visit from Tuesday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


The price of admission to the museum is as follows:

  • Ages 2-11: $2.00
  • Ages 12 and Older: $3.00
  • Senior Citizens: $2.50

In addition to this, there are also group rate options:

  • Groups of 15 or more: $1.00
  • Children plus one teacher: $1.00
  • Additional chaperones: $2.50
  • Adults: $2.00

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While in the Area

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We are conveniently located at 6444 West Main Street, Houma, LA 70360 which means residents of Gray, Bourg, and Dulac are just a short drive away. Once you arrive, our friendly and knowledgeable team members will be more than happy to show you around, fill you in on our deals, and let you take a test drive. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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