Area Attractions

ANTIQUE ALLEY

. Block of Trenton St., West Monroe (318) 322-1340

Shops located in 1820’s buildings offering a variety of antiques and treasures including American and European furniture; Indian artifacts; museum quality collections of jade and ivory; mod clothing; glassware; and collectibles, including Coca-Cola memorabilia. Open Tuesday-Saturday from 10-5. Some open Monday.

BIEDENHARN MUSEUM & GARDENS

. 206 Riverside Dr.,Monroe (318) 387-5281

The home of Joseph Biedenharn, who was the first bottler of Coca-Cola in 1894, the house is filled with beautiful antique furnishings and wonderful Fountain Gallery. Mr..Joe’s room depicts his coca-Cola interests and is daughter’s room showcases her superb singing career.

EXCALIBER

. 455 Cheniere Drew Rd., West Monroe (318) 322-4869

Fun for the whole family… with 3 GoCart Tracks. We also have Lazertag which is the state of the art Laser Runner that uses inirared laser beams and vests with over 2,500 feet of space built with obstacles and fog. You can challenge your putting ability on our 9-hole micro colf course. Need more of a challenge? Try “The Wall”!”The Wall” is a custom made 24 ft. climbing castle. We also offer 40 arcade fames with redemption games and prizes.

PECANLAND MALL

. 4700 Millhaven Rd, Monroe, LA 71203 (318) 322-4794

Pecanland Mall is an enclosed shopping mall in Monroe, Louisiana. The mall was named Pecanland because the land on which the mall is located was formerly a pecan farm. The mall is on Interstate 20 near U.S. Highway 165, the two major highways in the area. Pecanland Mall has 6 anchor stores: Belk, Burlington Coat Factory, Dillard's, Dick's Sporting Goods, JCPenney, and Stein Mart (closing 2020). The mall also features a 450-seat food court and 10-screen cinema.

LOUISIANA PURCHASE GARDEN AND ZOO

. Bernstein Dr.,Monroe (318) 329-2400

With 82 acres of landscaped gardens, arched bridges over meandering bayous and open grazing fields, one of the best animal collections available anywhere can be viewed by train or by boat hoof stock of the African Veldt, lemurs (one of the most diverse collections in the country), big cats in a 2000 ft. elevated catwalk and much more. Open daily 10a.m. – 5p.m. Admission

DOWNTOWN RIVER MARKET

. 316 S Grand St, Monroe, LA 71201 (318) 807-1735

CHENNAULT PARK GOLF COURSE

.8475 Millhaven Rd, Monroe, LA 71203 (318) 807-1735

MASSUR MUSEUM OF ART

. 1400 South Grand, Moroe (318) 329-2237

Permanent art collection by acclaimed national and regional artists, as well as special traveling exhibitions. Also, art lectures and gallery talks; group tours; special music, dance and theatre presentations; and studio art classes and work shops. Housed in the original home of the Sig Masur family, built of Indiana limestone and Pennsylvania slate. Open Tues.- Thurs.9a.m.- 5p.m.; Fri.-Sun. 2p.m.-5p.m. Free

MONROE CIVIC CENTER

. 410 Lea Joyner expressway, Monroe (318) 329-2225

Scheduled year-round entertainment in the Arena, Conference Hall, Theatre and Livestock Pavilion which includes the Ag-Expo, ARK-LA-Miss Rodeo, Miss Louisiana Pageant, ARK_LAMISS Fair, as well as concerts and touring Broadway show. For ticket information: (318) 329-2338. Admission

NORTHEAST LOUISIANA CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

. 323 Walnut St, Monroe, LA 71201 (318) 361-9611

A unique educational facility offering a “hands of “environment in which children can actively learn about the world around them. Exhibits sponsored by local businesses, organizations and individuals include: “Kids Café”, Health Hall, Toddler Town, AMR Ambulance and “Open Your Mouth and Say Ahh”. Also, special exhibits are featured throughout the year. Open Tues. - Sat. 10.a.m- 5p.m. Admission

CHENNAULT AVIATION AND MILITARY MUSEUM

. 701 Kansas Ln, Monroe, LA 71203 (318) 362-5540

The museum is housed in the last remaining classrooms of the Selman Field Navigation School, the largest navigation school in the U.S. during WWII. The Museum honors the story of General Claire Chennault and the Flying Tigers during WWII and how one man helped change the war in China. The bilingual “Way of a Fighter” exhibit is based on General Chennault’s book written in 1949. The museum also tells the story of how a small crop-dusting business evolved into the second largest airline in the world, Delta Airlines.

NORTHEAST LOUISIANA DELTA AFRICAN -AMERICAN HERITAGE MUSEUM

. 503 Plum Street, Monroe (318) 323-1167

Permanent display of artifactsrepresenting the heritage of African Americans tools used in cotton farming, and furniture and artifacts fr om old slave cabins. Also, rotating exhibits by African-American artists and craftsmen are featured along with an archives of local African-American history. Open Tues., Thurs., & Sat. 10a.m.-5p.m. Admission

SURGE ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

. 220 Mane St, West Monroe, LA 71292 (318) 536-2695

Entertainment center by Drew Brees includes bowling, golf simulators, karaoke rooms, arcade games, extreme activities, a full kid friendly restaurant, and so much more.

5100 Frontage Rd
Monroe, LA 71202, United States.