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Fort Saint Jean Baptiste Historic Site

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Within walking distance from downtown Natchitoches, is the Fort Saint Jean Baptiste Historic Site. The reconstructed fort includes the barracks, jail, church and more. Take in spectacular river views and gain insight to the French occupation through guided tours, exhibits, films, and knowledgeable costumed-interpreters. Kids of all ages will love the re-enactments and musket demonstrations as well as special events such as carpentry workshops, storytelling, and bread-making in a replica 18th century oven. There is a small entrance fee. Free for seniors and those under 12.

155 Jefferson Street
Natchitoches, LA
(318) 357-3101


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