Germantown Colony Museum

Germantown Colony Museum Photo


200 Museum Rd.
Minden LA 71055

Located a short drive north of Minden, the Germantown Colony Museum tells the story of a small group of settlers led by the Count and Countess von Leon who made their way into the isolated wilderness of north Louisiana to establish a pure Christian community, their own "kingdom of heaven." The poor Count died of yellow fever along the Red River, but his wife continued on and managed to establish a remarkable settlement that endured for the next 40 years. Call for hours of operation.


General Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Free Admission
Type of Museum
  • Historical Museum
Areas (Louisiana Tour Guide)
  • Area