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Admission, Directions, Parking
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We are here for you Acadiana! 

Play with purpose in a child-centered environment, which offers 15,000 square feet of unique opportunities to freely and joyfully explore,engage and connect with the world in which we live. 


Ticket Pricing 

12 months and under


Adults and Children (Ages 1+)


Military with an Active ID

Half off Admission

Use code ‘THANKYOU’ at checkout, please bring an active Military ID at time of visit 

CMA Members


Museum Hours

The CMA is re-opening Tuesday, September 1st! 

New Museum Hours : Timed Admission Required

Tuesday – Saturday 

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

12:15 PM – 2:45 PM

3:00 PM – 5:30 PM


1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

3:45 PM – 6:15 PM

Directions & Parking

The CMA is located in Downtown Lafayette at 201 E. Congress St. Lafayette, LA 70501.
Between Parc Sans Souci and Parc International.

From I-10 East or West:
Exit I-10 at Lafayette Exit 103A. Go South on Evangeline Thruway 2.2 miles to Jefferson Street. Turn right on Jefferson Street and proceed to Garfield Street at second signal light. Turn left on Garfield Street; travel 2 blocks and turn right on Taylor Street. CMA will be 1 block on the right; enter parking lot from Taylor Street.

Parking at the CMA is complimentary.


Children's Museum of Acadiana

201 E. Congress St.
Lafayette, LA 70501

Check out our CMA "Peek Inside" Gift Shop

Support future CMA development by taking a piece of the museum experience home with you. “A Peek Inside” Gift Shop offers museum visitors and the public an opportunity to purchase merchandise which financially supports the function of the CMA. It includes traditional gifts as well as, educational toys for all budgets.

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Every child has the potential to do great things