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Hours, Directions, and Admission

Museum and Gift Shop Hours Tuesday – Saturday: 10am-4pm Sunday: 12pm-4pm Closed on Monday Check our calendar of events or our facebook page for announcements of special holiday openings or closings. Directions Click here to be taken to Google Maps. Located at 133 Mabel Drive, Madisonville, Louisiana, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum is one …

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Exhibits & Collections

  The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum features unique exhibits that illustrate the innovation, creativity, and perseverance of Louisiana’s people, concentrating on the maritime history of the Lake Pontchartrain Basin, the lower Mississippi River Valley, and the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. Lifelike examples of native Louisiana plants and animals can be seen in the museum’s …

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2011 WBF Poster

Gift Shop

  The Maritime Museum Gift Shop is your one-stop shop for unique maritime items including Tchefuncte River Lighthouse, Wooden Boat Festival, and Maritime Museum souvenirs. There are gifts for every visitor, including shirts, hats, mugs, and Wooden Boat Festival posters from the current and past years. Please contact us by telephone, (985) 845-9200, or email, giftshop@lpbmm.org, …

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Tchefuncte River Lighthouse after exterior restoration.

Tchefuncte River Lighthouse

Originally founded and built in 1837, the Tchefuncte River Light Station is a symbol of the dynamic maritime history and culture of Louisiana. The original tower was badly damaged during the Civil War and was rebuilt in 1867-1868 on the same foundation using many of the same bricks. The Light Station, its keepers, and their families …

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