Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum
The Alexandre Mouton House is a lovely house museum located in the heart of downtown Lafayette. Original structure built in early 1800s by the found of Vermilionville, Jean Mouton. Later became home to Louisiana's 12th governor, Alexandre Mouton. It is now restored to its 1850s grandeur and serves as a repository of the history and culture of Acadiana. Available for private tours, meetings and small catered events. Beautiful grounds and gardens available for small events and photo shoots. Museum hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:00 p.m.; after-hour functions available upon request.