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Dorcheat Historical Association Museum, Inc.

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Dorcheat Historical Association Museum, Inc.


Dorcheat Museum Louisiana T​ravel Video

See a little of what the museum is all about on this short video

preservation of our past

MISSION STATEMENT

"The mission statement of the Dorcheat Historical Association & Museum, Inc. in Minden, Louisiana..is to establish and promote a strong sense of community pride by preserving our past for our future generations. We will make our patrons aware of Webster Parish’s historical assets and significance by promoting, teaching, involving, and displaying history in many unique ways. This will be not only for our community but for others outside of our area"

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Museum Hours:

Closed Sunday

Closed Monday

Regular Operational Hours 

Open Tuesday - Friday 10 A.M. - 1 P.M. 

closed from 1-2 for Lunch

open again from 2 - 4 P.M. 

Closed Saturday.... but open by appointment

 call 318-377-3002 to set up a time for your Saturday or Holiday visits.

We will be glad to accommodate you if at all possible.  

We want you to see the museum while you are in town. 

Closed for various Holidays during the year. 

Don't forget the museum also has space for your next meeting or small gathering. 


​Help ​Us Preserve Webster Parish History

The Dorcheat Museum is a 501c3 organization so every dollar you give is tax deductible.  Our mission to save our history depends on you!   We now offer donations through Paypal or you can always mail your tax deductible donations to us. 

Dorcheat Museum

P.O. Box 1094 

Minden, LA 71058

Be Sure To Visit Us On Face​book 

The Fastest Way To Find Out What's Going On

Dorcheat Museum has both a Facebook Group and a Facebook Page so be sure to join both.  Social media is the best way for us to get the word out to our patrons fast and effective.  Stay caught up on latest happenings at museum with this resource tool.

DUE TO THE  COVID PANDEMIC, WE HAVE BEEN CLOSED ON AND OFF, DUE TO STATE AND FEDERAL GUIDELINES PERIODICALLY OVER THE LAST TWO YEARS.  PLEASE CALL US TO MAKE SURE WE WILL BE OPEN FOR YOUR VISIT 318-377-3002.  

IF WE ARE CLOSED, WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO ACCOMMODATE YOUR VISIT!

what a few of our visitors are saying

TESTIMONIALS FROM TRIP ADVISOR

LOVED IT: Wonderful view into the past! Every corner we turned was filled with interesting items and tidbits of info. Loved the entrance.

Mandi L Trip Advisor Review

HISTORY OF MINDEN: Great history of the local area, memories that can’t be replaced. Highly recommend everyone one to visit when in town.!

Lenny F Trip Advisor Review

WORTH THE TRIP: Don't go to Minden without visiting this museum. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and a lot of fun!

Shelby W  Trip Advisor Review