The Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation, Inc., is a non-profit organization with 501(c)(3) status. The purpose of the Foundation is to support and enhance Vermilionville’s mission as a living history museum, stated as follows: 

“Vermilionville is a living history museum, whose purpose is to preserve and interpret authentic elements of folklife cultures of the Attakapas area between 1765 and 1890. The celebration of these cultures includes language; music and dance; the performance of traditional arts and artifacts and landscaping; architecture; historic costuming; beliefs and customs; cuisine; and traditional holidays and festivals. Vermilionville seeks to enlighten visitors and youth about the history and culture of Acadiana and to help ethnic groups of this area gain a better understanding and appreciation of their own cultures and those of others in this multi-ethnic region.” 

Artifact Collections

 

View some the frequently asked questions of Vermilionville’s artifact collections

Membership

 

The Vermilionville Living History Museum and Folklife Park relies on annual, tax-deductible memberships and donations to fund its ongoing efforts to offer a living history museum where visitors can see what life was like for the Acadian, Creole and Native American Cultures in the Attakapas region from 1765 to1890.

Foundation

 

Vermilionville board members support the museum with their time and expertise, and they work closely with Vermilionville’s full-time staff. By virtue of the foundation’s 501(c)(3) status, they can and do apply for grants on behalf of Vermilionville.

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North Landing

Beaver Park Boat Ramp

Beaver Park Boat Ramp

Rotary Point Boat Ramp

Rotary Point Boat Ramp