Louisiana's Old State Capitol
Prominently located in downtown Baton Rouge, the Louisiana Old State Capitol is a standing testament to the resiliency of our state and its people. Learn how this National Historic Landmark has withstood war, fire, abandonment and even a few fist fights. From the historic House Chamber where Louisiana succeeded from the Union in 1861 to the impeachment proceedings of Gov. Huey P. Long in the Senate Chamber, this old Statehouse has seen it all. Discover the importance of voting and what it means to be a good citizen throughout our various interactive exhibits, learn more about our colorful past governors and don't forget to look up to marvel at the breathtaking stained glass dome!