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

The Hungarian Settlement museum 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

For information about Hungarian Heritage Day, Picnics, Annual Harvest Dance, Meetings, Fundraisers, Dinners, and more, please Click Here to view, follow, and share our Event Calendar.

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.