BATON ROUGE - Audubon State Historic Site will operate 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, effective April 21.

Hourly tours and interpretive programs will continue to be offered during the site’s operating hours.

Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, Audubon State Historic Site features Oakley House, a more than 200-year-old house that served as home and inspiration to John James Audubon in the 1800s. The site includes a museum, picnic areas, historic buildings, a pavilion and a nature trail.

Adult admission is $4 and includes a video history presentation, plantation house tour and special programs.

Audubon State Historic Site is 30 minutes north of Baton Rouge near St. Francisville on La. 965 in West Feliciana Parish. For more information, visit or call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.