Imperial Calcasieu Museum


204 W. Sallier St.
Lake Charles LA 70601

The Imperial Calcasieu Museum serves the five parish area of Calcasieu, Cameron, Beauregard, Allen, and Jeff Davis in Southwest Louisiana. The Museum is a well established 501c3 cultural organization supporting visual arts and artists, and cultural preservation.

The museum houses a permanent collection of artifacts and memorabilia depicting life in the old Imperial Calcasieu region from the Native Americans to the present. The Museum also boasts a permanent art collection including works of John James Audubon, Boyd Cruise, Angela Gregory and Lynda Benglis. 

It also houses the Gibson-Barham Gallery, a 2,500 square foot exhibition space, that hosts visual artists and historic & cultural exhibits on a revolving basis.


  • Military Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Student Discount
General Information
  • Tours Available
  • Open Year-Round
  • Family Friendly
  • WiFi
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Free Parking
Tour Information
  • Guided Tours
Type of Museum
  • Art Museum
  • Historical Museum
  • Cultural Museum