Louisiana State University

Burden Museum & Gardens

Burden Museum & Gardens offers discovery and adventure through historic, natural and educational experiences that provide a window into Louisiana’s rich, cultural past. Situated on 440 acres in the heart of Baton Rouge, it is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in the flora and fauna of Louisiana’s lush landscapes and agricultural heritage.

Burden Museum & Gardens includes the LSU Rural Life Museum, the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens and Windrush Gardens.

4560 Essen Lane

Place Type

Museums & Galleries, Outdoors

Upcoming Events

Herb Society of America, Baton Rouge Unit

Monthly meeting; 'Journey through a Magical Garden' Kitty Bull’s wonderful garden.

7/25 6:30pm
Orchid Society of Baton Rouge

Monthly meeting.

8/21 7pm

Recent Events

Garden Fest