1650 Grand Caillou Road
Houma, LA 70363
Phone: (985) 876-6210
Fax: (985) 876-6856
Features exhibits, presentations, and a large genealogy collection.
Chuck E. Cheese's offers families with kids a one-of-a-kind total entertainment experience that includes the coolest games and rides, chances to win tickets for fun prizes, entertainment and great food for the family. This is a great place to take the kids for everyday fun or for special occasions such as birthdays, play groups and school fundraising events.
Home to the Terrebonne Museum of history and culture, this 19th century sugar manor house was built in 1859 as a one-story Greek Revival-style house by sugar planter William J. Minor. His son would add the second floor and Victorian-style architectural features in 1893. Exhibits of the museum include original Minor family bedroom furniture, antique furnishings, art, a history and culture room, Mardi Gras room, sugar industry room, Boehm and Doughty porcelain birds, the Thad St. Martin literature collection, and a restored 1880's plantation worker's cabin.
Established in 1948 in the city of Thibodaux, the Nicholls State University offers students from across the world opportunities to pursue an education in music, nursing, science, agriculture, arts, business administration and other disciplines. A strong focus is placed on extra-curricular activities and sports as can be seen by their athletic teams, the Colonels who play basketball, football, baseball, soccer and even golf. The performing and visual arts are also encouraged, and students can enroll in photography, printing, ceramics, graphic design etc. Check website for details
St. Joseph Co-Cathedral is the seat of the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux. This beautiful Catholic cathedral was built in 1923 in a Renaissance Revival style. Marvel at its inspiring architecture and design replete with a dome, twin towers, a 34-foot (10.4-meter) baldachin over the altar and religious representations in stained glass.
The St. Valerie Shrine is an ornate glass and wood casket containing a wax statue embedded with the actual severed arm of St. Valerie. Valerie was born in Rome and became a virgin Christian martyr when she was tortured and beheaded in the Roman Coliseum in the late second century.
The St. John's Episcopal Church and Cemetery is a historic church and adjoining cemetery located in Thibodaux, Louisiana. The current church building was constructed in 1843 and features Greek Revival influences, with a simplistic gable roof. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.
Visit this local library offering thousands of titles, movies, music, and special events. There is also a wonderful children's section.
Plantation home of Governor Edward D. White and his son, Chief Justice E.D. White, Jr. Houses exhibits on the White family history and the sugar industry. This is a national historic landmark.
Village consists of the remains of a turn-of-the-century sugar cane plantation, including the sugar mill built in 1845, schoolhouse, two-story boarding house, country store, blacksmith shop and more than fifty other support buildings; also a museum.
Legend has it that this home was built as a retreat for Maria Louisa, the Queen of Spain, during the French Revolution. It was later owned by the founder of Thibodaux, Henry S. Thibodaux. This plantation is privately owned and is not open to tours.