Welcome to the Hungarian Settlement Museum

Thank You for taking the time to visit our new site. We are devoted to helping you get all the information you
want to know about the history of the Hungarian Settlement in Albany, Louisiana.

About The Museum


Tuesdays and the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month 10:00AM to 4:00PM

Also, open by appointment for tour groups and schools. Contact 225-294-5732.

Museum Admission Fees - Donation Only

There are no admission fees. Donations may be made while visitng or on our website.

It is located in the restored Hungarian Settlement school, and is dedicated to the historical preservation of the Hungarian community in Albany, Louisiana.

Hungarian History

In the late 1800s, Hungarian settlers began to move from the harsh industrial environments of the North and East United States to a more desirable and familiar agricultural environment.

Photo Gallery

Our photo gallery features both historic and recent photos that illustrate the rich history and culture of South Louisiana’s Hungarian settlers. Also includes photos of our museum renovation.

Calendar of Events

The museum is now open. All necessary COVID-19 precautions will be taken to prevent the spread of the virus – masks, social distancing, etc.

Support the Hungarian Museum Foundation

Become a member and get involved today!
Our goals are to raise funds and membership to aid in the preservation of the Hungarian history in Albany, Louisiana. Donations to our museum restoration fund are tax exempt. Click here for more information on how to donate.

Appreciation to the following Museum Supporters:
State of Louisiana - Capital Outlay Grant, Livingston Parish Council - LGAP, Livingston Parish Tourist Commission, Hungary Initiatives Foundation, Brick Purchasers, William Penn Association, All members for their work and monetary donations