The Secretary of State's Office will be closed on Friday, April 18 in observance of Good Friday and will re-open on Monday, April 21.
The Old Arsenal Museum will be closed on Saturday, April 19 in addition to the closure on Friday, April 18 in observance of Good Friday. The museum will re-open on Tuesday, April 22.
The Germantown Colony Museum is currently closed due to construction and is scheduled to re-open in fall.
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Germantown Colony Museum

Germantown Colony Museum

Located a short drive north of Minden off Interstate 20, the Germantown Colony Museum tells the story of a small group of settlers led by the Count and Countess von Leon. The von Leons made their way into the isolated wilderness of north Louisiana to establish a pure Christian community, their own "kingdom of heaven." The poor Count did not make it all the way, dying of yellow fever along the Red River, but his wife continued on and managed to establish a remarkable settlement that endured for the next 40 years. Members of the original families still live nearby, and the site includes several original buildings and the community cemetary.

Germantown Colony Museum
200 Museum Road
Minden, LA 71055


This musem is temporarily closed due to construction. Thank you for your patience.