Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum
133 Mabel Drive
Madisonville, LA 70447
Tel: (985) 845-9200

Explore the area's rich maritime history up-close via a film, detailed exhibits, boat models, boat-building classes, hands-on educational programs, and the very popular Wooden Boat Festival in October. Presentations by Lighthouse Keeper Frederick Schrieber, one of the last Tchefuncte River Lighthouse keepers, on life at the lighthouse in the early 1900's. The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum has theater-style seating for 40 people. There are 3,600 sq. ft. of combined banquet rooms & a wrap-around covered exterior porch. The entire venue can accommodate up to 350 people. Located on the banks of the Tchefuncte River.