Gibsland, Louisiana: Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum

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Address:
2419 Main St., Gibsland, LA
Directions:
I-20 exit 61, then one mile south to Gibsland on Hwy 154 (Main St.). On the right, at the south end of town.
Hours:
Daily 10 am - 6 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
318-843-1934
RA Rates:
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Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum. Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum
This museum is in the cafe where the doomed road-trippers bought their last snack. See Bonnie's hat, glass from the Death Car windshield, and replicas of Bonnie and Clyde's tombstones. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum

Now a competing "Bonnie and Clyde Museum" is open a few blocks south of the Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum." Didn't go into either one.

[El Gallo Rey, 04/29/2014]
Ambush Museum entrance. Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum

No photos are allowed inside. So I followed the rules. There are a lot of original pictures of the ambush, as well as video. You also get a personal preview of what to expect to see in the museum. The man who runs this place is the son of one of the law enforcement agents. Really an interesting place and worth a stop.

After you tour the museum ( which was the original cafe where Bonnie and Clyde picked up a sandwich, take a trip down the same road they did on that fateful day, and visit the site of the ambush.

[Babs, 02/12/2014]
Boots at the Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum. Bonnie and Clyde Ambush Museum

The descriptions here are still up to date. This place was very cool. Boots is a Dallas boy relocated to Gibsland to take care of the museum and a hoot to talk to. I felt like one of the family. Bring the kids, let them see what can happen when they are bad, buy the book by Ted Hinton and let Boots sign it for you. He was great!

The marker down the road is very beat up but that trip was fun -- it's a very curvy road. My kids and I liked pretending we were Bonnie and Clyde driving down to the marker.

[Ginny, 03/13/2007]

Texas Ranger Ambush is always a great game to play while driving....

Bonnie And Clyde Ambush Museum Opens

The death car from the 1967 movie Bonnie & Clyde, which was last seen at the now-defunct Tragedy In U.S. History Museum in St.... [07/28/2005] Complete News Story

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