504 Main Street, Franklin, LA
407 Sterling Road, Franklin, LA
3296 Oaklawn Drive
Charenton Heritage Museum
Museum exhibits include local, papal and
economic history; the history of the Bayou Teche
and Atchafalaya Basin; plus a display of flags.
New displays include Louisiana Indians and a
history of the immaculate Conception Church in Charenton. Hours: Outdoor displays always open.
Tours by appointment. Located at 3041,
Chitimacha Trail Charenton. Call 337-923-4649 or
The Chitimacha were the first inhabitants of
the region. The tribe was well known for their
basket weaving skills. Take a trip back in time
through the history of the Chitimacha. Hours:
Tues-Sat 9a.m.-4:30p.m.; closed Sunday and Monday.
Admission: Free. Handicap accessible. Located at
3289 Chitimacha Trail, Charenton. Call
337-923-4830 or visit
Cypress Bayou Casino
Features 1200 slots and over 40 table games.
Free drinks for players and complimentary valet
parking. Open: Mon-Sun 11a.m. Located at 832
Martin Luther King Rd., Charenton. Call
337-923-7284 or 800-284-4386 or visit at