Louisiana Treasures Museum in Springfield, LA is a little known museum with a unique offering. Proprietor Wayne Norwood is dedicated to preserving the past so future generations will have a better understanding of how people lived, worked, and
played in Louisiana. Wayne has items ranging from Indian Arrowheads to Dry Cleaning equipment to early 20th century office equipment to glass eyes and everything in between. Two of the more unique items on the grounds of the museum are portable jails that were used to transport chain gangs from jail to work and back. We have visited twice and still have not seen everything in the museum. It is an education in the lives of Louisiana residents.
The museum is open Saturday and Sunday with a $3.00 admission fee and is worth a road trip.
While in Springfield, eat at Charlie’s Restaurant and make a day of it!