Attractions

 

General Information

If you need Information about any of the attractions listed below, lodging, or other tourist information, contact the Westwego Tourist Information Center, 10 Westbank Expressway, Westwego, LA 70094, 504-436-0812.

 

Sala Ave. Historic DistrictSala Ave.

Sala Ave. is the City's Historic District. It is currently being redeveloped for the enjoyment of locals and visitors. Of particular interest at present is the Westwego Historical Museum shown at left. It is located in the century-old Fisherman’s Exchange Building (Durac Terrebonne/L. J. Bernard Hardware Store) and features an old time hardware store (early 1900s), completely furnished upstairs living quarters with antique furniture. It also has an outhouse and wooden cistern. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

 

Alario Event Center

The Alario Center enhances the excitement and exuberance of a broad spectrum of events at a fraction of the cost. Multipurpose flexibility creates stylish settings for concerts, sporting events, or theatrical performances. It is a first-class facility used for such activities as the Olympic Weight Lifting Trials. The Alario Event Center, located adjacent to Bayou Segnette State Park, is a state of the art design consisting of 30,000 sq. ft. of column-free floor space, coupled with 4,600 sq. ft. of meeting room space.
Website: www.alariocenter.com

 

Bayou Segnette State Park

Next to Westwego lies this South Louisiana retreat, a unique and wonderful wetland area where recreational opportunities abound, as does the opportunity for one-of-a-kind nature-watching. You can splash the day away in Bayou Segnette's popular wave pool or skip across any one of the adjacent waterways by boat. You will be glad you took the time to sit back and watch nature at play in this spot where wildlife is abundant and the vegetation worth closer study. Website: http://www.crt.state.la.us/crt/parks/bayouseg/byusegne.htm
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