Museum Exhibits

The Children’s Museum of Acadiana Exhibits are designed for families to play, create and learn! You are invited to explore and discover the world through hands-on, interactive participation!  

201 E. Congress St., A Site History

201 E. Congress, A Site History

Learn the interesting story of how the historic building housing Heymann’s Grocery Store became today’s Children’s Museum of Acadiana.

Made possible by the Acadiana Arts Council and the Louisiana Division of the Arts.

Ami - The Acadian Ambulance

Ami – The Acadian Ambulance

is a full-size ambulance with flashing lights parked within the museum promoting exploration and role-playing.


Architecture Alley

Architecture Alley

provides a basis for the “designer” in all of us to build with Kapla blocks, Legos, potato heads and dominoes.

Happy Paws Hospital


“admits” stuffed animals for care by child veterinarians gaining insightful knowledge on animal care and health maintenance.

Wee Acres

Wee Acres 

A farm-theme activity area for toddlers, features farmyard, barn and homestead, also serving as an observation area for those engaged in child development.

Homestead and Barnyard by Ranch Outlet



 A quite large anatomy doll, comes complete with internal organs providing tactile instruction covering the digestive, respiratory, and circulatory systems of the human body.

Super 1 Foods Grocery Exhibit

Super 1 Foods Grocery Exhibit

Provides role-playings as shoppers, cashiers, stock clerks and stockers.


The ReUSEum 

Art room invites children to participate in art workshops using recycled materials.

Inspired by Comit


Bubble Factory

Enables a child to experiment with creating different shaped bubbles and actually standing inside a bubble.

Le TV des Enfants

TV studio complete with operational cameras, news desk, interview corner and weather center gives children the opportunity to view themselves on camera.


The Cypress Gallery

I See a Saurus

Stages changing cultural exhibits. In Fall 2017 I See a Saurus, an interactive and realistic dinosaur exhibit, debuted to the delight of guests.

Cafe des Enfants

restaurant allows children to portray the diverse roles and explore the many facets of the food service industry


To Tell the Tooth

Dental office focuses on dental care for children of all ages displaying actual x-rays and proper brushing techniques.

Drs. Keaty and Gouri Pediatric Dentistry




Strictly Briks Makerspace

Expands creative play while inspiring a new generation of engineers, designers, mathematicians, and beyond.

Sensory Sea

Sensory Sea 

an ocean-themed exhibit, is designed to engage and develop children’s senses through interactivity.