The Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum located at 7910 Park Ave., Houma 70364 celebrates the industries and traditions that collectively comprise our unique culture! The museum gift shop offers Louisiana-themed art, jewelry, clothing, and merchandise. A Cajun music band plays on Tuesdays from noon to 3:00 p.m.

Visit Bayou Terrebonne Waterlife Museum Facebook page for information on exhibits and upcoming events.


Museum Hours

  • Monday – CLOSED
  • Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


  • Adults ~ $3
  • Children 2-12 ~ $2
  • Seniors age 65+ ~ $2.50
  • Adult groups of 15 or more ~ $2.50
  • Child groups 15 or more ~ $1

Field Trips

Field trips are available for K-8 students and include;
  • Scavenger hunt through the exhibit
  • NGSS aligned interactive lesson to promote student engagement and learning
  • Up to 70 students
  • Scheduled in 2-hour blocks
  • $3 per person

Rental Space Available

The museum also offers an event rental space in the Bayou Gallery, overlooking Bayou Terrebonne. The Bayou Gallery event space is available to rent for parties, showers, weddings, and more! Rental fee includes tables, chairs, and use of a full kitchen!

Call (985) 580-7200 or email to schedule a field trip or to rent the space.

The South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center is revolutionizing how we think, teach and learn about Louisiana’s disappearing coast. Our programs focus on developing adaptation skills in our young people. By doing so, we ensure the survival of our culture along with our workforce.


7910 Park Ave.

Houma, LA 70364