Family Resources

The Louisiana State Museum offers activities and programs for family members of all ages. Check this page often for new online resources and upcoming family events!


Test your knowledge or create some new art with these online and at-home activities for people of all ages! Explore the links below to find trivia quizzes, coloring packets, scavenger hunts, and more. Find more lesson plans and activities for the classroom on the Students and Teachers page.

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Trivia Quizzes

How much do you know about Louisiana? Try these online quizzes to test your knowledge of the state’s history, geography, and more.

Coloring Packets

Coloring Packets

Download coloring packets created from objects in the Louisiana State Museum’s collection! Discover artwork such as historical Carnival costume designs and Newcomb College bookplates, and add your own colors.

Arts and Crafts

Arts & Crafts

Get creative! Use these arts and crafts instructions for hands-on fun that connects to Louisiana’s history and culture.

Scavenger Hunts

Scavenger Hunts

Explore the online collections of the Louisiana State Museum with these scavenger hunts! Each challenge leads to a new collection, such as paintings, Carnival artifacts, oral histories, jazz recordings, and photographs of the French Quarter. What will you discover?

Jigsaw Puzzles

Jigsaw Puzzles

Put together the pieces in these online jigsaw puzzles to reveal paintings and photographs from the Louisiana State Museum collection!

Architectural Activities

Architectural activities

Use these worksheets and other resources to learn more about historic architecture in New Orleans and Louisiana.

Word Games and Pen

Word Games and Worksheets

Try these word games and worksheets based on topics found at the Louisiana State Museum!

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Other Activities

Explore other fun activities created by museum staff!

Programs and Events

Family Events at Louisiana State Musuem

The museum offers regular family programs, including sensory-friendly programs for children and adults with autism and developmental disabilities and their families. Explore historic spaces and exhibitions through art-making, performances, and hands-on activities! Find out more about upcoming programs on the Events Calendar.

Check back soon for information on future family programs.

Virtual Programs

The virtual family programs highlight topics such as hurricane preparedness. You can find more videos like this on the Students & Teachers and Adults pages.