Burden Museum & Gardens

4.7 Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: 4560 Essen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, USA, United States
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-2257633990
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Garden, Family And Kids

Don’t get distracted by its name! The beautiful burden museum and gardens are not at all a burden, in fact, it is a place where a lot of tourists flock to in search of fun and adventure. The place is a hot hub of knowledge, history, and nature and offers a distinctive glimpse into the city’s culture and past. Spread over an area of 440 acres, this garden Gardens includes attractions such as the Rural Life Museum, the Botanic Gardens, and Windrush Gardens. The botanic garden contains an expansive collection of specialty plants, woodlands, and wetlands, undoubtedly a fascinating place for a nature lover. There are many trees and trails as well for people to take leisurely walks on and relax. Ensure to give the rural life museum a stoppage while you are at it. It is a place truly enlightening in terms of culture and 19th-century people life. You will feel like you have traveled back in time. The best thing about this museum is that it covers all the aspects of Louisiana and provides an overall insight into the city’s culture, history, and past. A must-visit if you are a history lover and delve to indulge in knowledgeable pursuit.

How to Reach Burden Museum & Gardens

  • Bus Station- Essen Ln @ Essen Park Ave- N

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  • Burden Museum & Gardens Address: 4560 Essen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70809, USA, United States
  • Burden Museum & Gardens Contact Number: +1-2257633990
  • Burden Museum & Gardens Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Burden Museum & Gardens(preferred time): 08:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Burden Museum & Gardens: 02:00 Hrs
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Burden Museum & Gardens Reviews & Ratings

  • Wonderful venue for meetings, celebrations. The grounds are beautiful and are constantly being improved. You would definitely enjoy it if you like places nestled in natural settings.

  • Beautiful place! Great to bring kids or just to walk around and enjoy nature.

  • Loved visiting this place. Would go here again and again. The Rural Life Museum was so interesting. They have so many items, I know I didn't see everything. Hope I can make it back here one day.

  • Only $3 per person makes such a great deal! The scenery is stunning and the employees are incredibly helpful/friendly.

  • This is one of the best outdoor/indoor museums in the country. It is a hidden gem. The property contains and Overseers home, slave cabins, an outdoor kitchen, sugar cane processing, black smith's shop, and much more. The indoor museum has artifacts from the early 18C to the Industrial Revolution. This is a must see visit. I love to go there and see the roses, and walk through the grounds behind the house. The museum is interesting and has different activities at different times of the year. Worth the trip to get outdoors and enjoy a peaceful walk and see the mature gardens that have been tended over the years.

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