Original 19th-century Minor Family Furnishings
Memories of Terrebonne 1890-1945: Oral History, Photograph, and Artifact Collection
Mardi Gras in Houma
Southdown Plantation and the Sugarcane Industry
Native Peoples of Louisiana
Hand-made baskets, dolls, woodcarvings, and other local crafts
Collected works of Terrebonne artist Charles Gilbert
Library and Literary Collection of local author Dr. T. I. “Thad” St. Martin
Boehm and Doughty porcelain birds and flowers
Re-creation of the Washington, D.C. office of Allen J. Ellender, U.S. Senator 1937-1972
Restored Plantation Worker’s Cabin (circa 1885)
Changing art gallery shows & other temporary, loaned, or traveling exhibits
For more information or to schedule a tour of the museum, please contact the office at 985-851-0154 or visit our Tours page.
We are located at 1208 Museum Dr. near LA Hwy 311 and St. Charles St (LA 664) in Houma, 60 miles southwest of New Orleans via US Hwy 90 to Exit #200. Southdown buildings and grounds are owned and operated by the Terrebonne Historical & Cultural Society, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation dedicated to the preservation and promotion of history, culture, and the arts in Terrebonne Parish.