Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum

The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum is a dazzling $23-million museum complex in historic downtown Natchitoches. 

The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame's collection of portraits and memorabilia celebrate the achievements of more than 300 legendary Louisiana athletes, coaches and other sports figures. Other sports-themed exhibits and interactive media trace the history and importance of sports to life in Louisiana. 

The Northwest Louisiana History Museum explores the evolution of unique cultural traditions from early native-American civilizations to the present. The building itself, designed by Trahan Architects of New Orleans, evokes the region's rivers and plowed fields with sinuous molded stone interiors and earth-colored exterior sheathing. 

Hours of operation:

  • Tuesday through Saturday 10 am - 4:30 pm.
  • *School and group tours may request early arrival
  • Closed Sunday, Monday and state holidays.
  • $5 adults; $4 seniors, students and active military; children under 12 free.
  • Admission includes all exhibits

 

800 Front Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457
Historic Natchitoches
318-357-2492
Available for: 
Group Tours