VERMILIONVILLE LIVING HISTORY MUSEUM FOUNDATION, INC.

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. The Foundation Board meets bi-monthly and elects new officers annually.

If you are interested in attending a Foundation board meeting, please contact Board Secretary Deborah Simeraldeborahsimeral@gmail.com.

Individuals may make tax-deductible donations to Vermilionville through the Foundation by sending a check to made payable to VLHMF, Inc. to 300 Fisher Road, Lafayette, LA 70508 or you can make your donation here.

 

 

Daily Menu & Events

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: 

La mission de Vermilionville est d'accroître l'appréciation de l'histoire, de la culture et des ressources naturelles des Amérindiens, des Acadiens, des Créoles et des peuples d'ascendance africaine dans la région d'Attakapas jusqu'à la fin des années 1800. Grâce à l'interprétation et à la conservation historiques le long du Bayou Vermilion, nous nous efforçons d'éduquer les clients sur les interactions de ces groupes et les liens entre la vie folklorique passée et contemporaine, permettant ainsi aux clients d'appliquer ces leçons de nos histoires partagées.

Book a Tour

The Vermilionville Living History Museum and Folklife park provide a wonderful educational experience for adults and children alike. Book a tour today.

Weddings

Weddings can feature a variety of appetizer items, banquet style meals, a barbecue or crawfish boil offered through our on-site catering department. 

Les locations

Canoe and Kayak Rentals allow paddlers and adventurers  an opportunity to enjoy the timeless beauty of Bayou Vermilion at their leisure

Expérience

Experience some of the main attractions at Vermilionville such as Historic Homes, and immerse yourself in the rich history of Acadiana

Magasin

Vermilionville's boutique de souvenirs, La Boutique, propose une sélection unique d'artisanat d'art cajun, créole et amérindien, ainsi que des CD de littérature et de musique de la région.

Dîner

Be honest : you’re here because you’re craving something authentic, right? And by the grace of good taste, you’ve found yourself at our kitchen.

Éduquer

Education is a main focus at Vermilionville.  We strive to offer an educational and entertaining outing for students referred to as Cultural Excursions.

La photographie

Thank you for your interest in using Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park as a backdrop for your photo sessions.