- The list below includes 7 free or cheap things to do in or near Marksville, Louisiana, including 26 different types of inexpensive activities like Historic Sites, Children's Play Area, Historic Homes and History Museums.
- From Marksville State Historic Site to Hypolite Bordelon House, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Marksville and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Alexandria.
Fort DeRussy State Historic Site is named after Col. Lewis G. DeRussy and consists of an earthen fort, cemetery and water battery. The union forces captured the fort as part of the Red River campaign in 1864.
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9000 Richmond Highway, Alexandria, LA MoreLess Info
Designed by the famed architect, Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House is a historic site located on the same grounds as Woodlawn plantation. Visitors are welcome to walk the 126 acre grounds and tour the homes.
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LA 497, Alexandria, LA MoreLess Info
The Southern Forest Heritage Museum & Research Center has been preserving the history of the southern forest for decades. The group aims to shed light on the heritage and culture of the area through public events.
Visitors can a 16 screen movie theater with stadium seating and high back rocking chairs at The Grand 14 - Alexandria. The theater airs first run and 3D films with digital projection and sound and features a game room.
Arna Bontemps African American Museum is the restored birthplace of Arna Bontemps, noted poet and leader of the Harlem Renaissance. The museum is filled with historical collections and often hosts a variety of community events.
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1403 Third Street, Alexandria, LA 71301 MoreLess Info
A popular children's museum, the T.R.E.E. House is located in Alexandria, Louisiana. It boasts a large assortment of interactive exhibits, programs and special programs for kids and their parents. Groups are also welcome.