- TripBuzz found 8 things to do with kids in or near Marksville, Louisiana, including 3 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Alexandria.
- From Kids Quest to Marksville State Historic Site, the Marksville area offers 24 different types of family activities, including: Historic Sites, Children's Play Area, Theaters and Historic Homes.
- Marksville, LA is less than two hours from state capital Baton Rouge and has a modest population of 5,000 people. With a rich history in Native American culture, Marksville is also home to a Tunica-Biloxi Indian Tribe Reservation. Other prominent cultures in the area include Cajun and African American, who each have a rich history with the area's settlement and plantations.
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.
Run by volunteers, Le Theatre Des Bon Temps is a community theater that features the talent of local youths. Visitors can watch plays, musicals, and dance recitals from children in the area at this theater.
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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.
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3016 Masonic Drive (US Highway 165 Business), Alexandria, LA MoreLess Info
Alexandria, Louisiana is home to the Alexandria Zoological Park. The zoo features a variety of animals and is particularly known for its dedication to endangered jaguar species. Its most famous denizen is a white tiger.