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Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum near New Orleans, LA

133 Mabel Drive Madisonville, LA 70447
The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum is a museum on the banks of the Tchefuncte River.

It is in Madisonville. The LPB Maritime Museum strives to give visitors the best of the best when it comes to seeing the classic steamboats that used to sail the waters in Louisiana. There were many Native Americans and European settlers alike who depended on the inner waters of Louisiana to get them out into the ocean.


The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum is now open. They are closed on Mondays. Tuesday through Saturday they are open from 10 AM until 4 PM. On Sundays, they are open from Noon until 4 PM. Tickets are only $6 per person. If you have a child 5 years or younger, or are active military personnel with proper ID, your cost is free. There are many things to do and see at the LPB Maritime Museum in Madisonville, Louisiana. Under normal occasions, one could see the Lake Tchefuncte Lighthouse. Right now, this feature is currently closed. The LPB Maritime Museum is currently in the process of restoring the lighthouse to its natural beauty.

If you are planning a trip to New Orleans, Louisiana and looking for something to do, it might be a good idea to go over to nearby Madisonville. In Madisonville, there is the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum. It is there that you will see many of the exhibits from the past. These exhibits are appropriate for all ages to see. The LPB Maritime Museum is accessible by wheelchair or stroller. There are many steamboat collections and other types of boats on exhibit. Soon, the Lake Tchefuncte Lighthouse will reopen. Book your New Orleans summer vacation today and enjoy this museum as well as many other family activities.

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