1001 Gould Drive
Bossier City, LA 71111
Phone: (318) 747-6220
Fax: (318) 747-3424
Arts & Museums
The Ark-La-Tex Mardi Gras Museum has the largest indoor mural in North Louisiana and features the largest collection of Mardi Gras Royalty Costumes in the Northern Hemisphere and the second largest in the world. The Ark-La-Tex Mardi Gras Museum is open on Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sundays, and Monday through Friday by appointment.
The East Bank Gallery displays several different types of art such as photography, paintings, and sculptures.
This museum commemorates those brave people who fought in World War I to the present day battles around the world. Aircrafts are on display and Air Force films are shown daily.
People of all ages will love this 67,000 square foot discovery center that features over 200 hands-on experiences, eight interactive discovery areas, and an IMAX Dome Theater. A gift shop and cafe are also located within the center.
Located in one of the oldest buildings in downtown Shreveport that was built in 1865 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this historical museum features the only remaining example of a Victorian castiron grillwork gallery, as well as Civil War artifacts, uniforms and equipment from both World Wars, and antiques and artifacts from the community's past.
The MulitCultural Center of the South promotes understanding and appreciation of the history and heritage of the all the ethnicities and 26 cultures represented in Shreveport, Bossier City, the surrounding areas, and the South. The Center includes a multicultural library, retail gift shop, and cultural exhibits.
This museum features an exhibit for each of the 110 athletes recognized from the area.
You will find an extensive collection of over 300 pieces of original African American and African art and artifacts at this museum that is dedicate to preserving and promoting African American history and culture.
Located in the historic Municipal Memorial Auditorium, the Stage of Stars Museum displays the magnificent history of this local treasure. This was the site of "The Louisiana Hayride" radio show in the 50s and 60s, and the stage where Elvis Presley, Hank Williams, Sr., Johnny Cash, and George Jones have performed as well as former Louisiana governor, Jimmie Davis who wrote "You Are My Sunshine."
"Fully accredited by the American Association of Museums", this museum features a permanent collection containing the works of French academic artist, Jean Despujols, that depict the peoples of Indochina, as well as works by Diego Rivera, Clyde Connell, George Grosz, and many more well known artists. A temporary exhibition schedule is also on display at this museum.
Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Karpeles Library is the world's largest private holding of important original manuscripts & documents. There are rotating exhibits on display.
This museum contains an incomparable collection of American and European art that spans four centuries plus features an impressive collection of American West art by Frederic Remington and Charles Russell.