Sign up to be a member and help support the Hungarian Settlement Museum through membership in Hungarian Settlement Historical Society. Membership dues are tiered as following:

Member ($10 - $49), Supporter (($50 - $99), Sponsor ($100 - $499), Patron ($500 - $999), or Benefactor ($1,000 or more)

Your dues can be mailed to Hungarian Settlement Historical Society, P.O. Box 1909 Albany, LA 70711. Please complete and submit the email form at the bottom of this page.

Monthly meetings are held the first Thursday of the month (November to March at 3:00 PM) – (April to October 4:00 PM) at Hungarian Settlement Museum located at 27455 LA-43, Hammond, LA 70403. In the event of date or time change, it will be posted on this site.

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.