Things to see and do - Baton Rouge
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Old State Capitol
Old State Capitol : Michelin's recommendations
At this castle-like, Gothic Revival-style structure (1850), with its lovely interior rotunda, representatives in January 1861 voted to withdraw from the Union and form a separate nation (the republic existed for four weeks). Today the building houses the Museum of Political History, with artifacts and displays including a fascinating interactive history of Louisiana's governors.
- Phone : (225) 342-0500
- Website : http://www.sos.louisiana.gov
- Prices : free of charge