What Are Some Tourist Attractions in Shreveport, LA?


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Some tourist attractions in Shreveport, Louisiana, include the Barnwell Memorial Garden and Art Center, which features art and ornamental horticulture and a domed arboretum and J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Regional Visitor Center, where visitors can learn about the Red River. The 8,300-square-foot center also features a theater and an exhibition hall.

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What Are Some Tourist Attractions in Shreveport, LA?
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Tourists can also visit Shreveport's first Arts Center artspace, which allows visitors to interact with and experience art and its different disciplines in various form. It also hosts poetry readings, art exhibitions and music concerts. The Marlene Yu Museum centers around the life and works of Marlene Tseng Yu, featuring more than 4,000 paintings and various nature abstractions, while the Multicultural Center of the South provides an opportunity to appreciate different cultures and learn about the history and heritage of the residents of Shreveport.

Tourists can visit Norsworthy Gallery on Texas Street to view the works of Gwen Norsworth, or observe Shreveport's original municipal water system by visiting Shreveport Water Works Museum and McNeil Street Pumping Station. Visitors can further learn about the history of Shreveport and its haunted area by going on the Shreve Town Ghost Walk Tour, as well as visit some of the city's other museums, such as Southern University Museum of Art Shreveport, Ark-La-Tex Sports Museum of Champions, Spring Street Historical Museum and Stage of Stars Museum.

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