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5 Fun Indoor Things to Do in Ruston

November 9, 2021Written by: Tori Davis

With the weather getting colder, it’s the perfect time to head indoors for a fun and interactive experience. Whether you enjoy art, history, or adventure, there’s an exciting indoor activity for you in Ruston and Lincoln Parish. Check out these 5 must-visit indoor attractions: 

1. Eddie G. Robinson Museum

This iconic museum is located on the campus of Grambling State University, where Coach Robinson achieved legendary status by becoming NCAA Division I football's all-time winningest coach. Sports fans especially will love the interactive exhibits and memorabilia displays.



2. Ruston Artisans

Located in Downtown Ruston, this charming art gallery features local and traveling exhibits throughout the year. In addition to their engaging exhibits, Ruston Artisans also hosts fun and educational workshops and social events.



3. Bandit Ax

If you’re looking for something a little more adventurous, head over to Bandit Axe where you can try your hand at throwing axes, ninja stars, saw blades, tomahawks, knives, machetes, and more. Whether you’re doing date night out or taking the entire family, you’re sure to have a blast at this new attraction.



4. North Louisiana Military Museum

The North Louisiana Military Museum is home to an impressive collection of uniforms, weapons, flags, training gear, aircraft, and war vehicles. Not only is it a delight for history buffs, but it will also fascinate visitors of all ages with artifacts from America's conflicts during the 20th century.



5. The Dixie Theatre

Known for its bright neon sign, this historic theatre is a landmark of downtown Ruston that regularly hosts musical and theatrical performances. Throughout the year, you can also experience productions from Ruston Community Theatre on the Dixie’s stage. Check our calendar of events to see what’s happening this season at The Dixie.



Discover more fun things to do in Ruston & Lincoln Parish by checking out our full list of attractions or by downloading our Official Visitors Guide!

About the Author

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Tori Davis

Tori is a Shreveport native, but has claimed Ruston as home since 2015. A lover of the outdoors, great food, and discovering new places, she quickly found a passion for the travel and tourism industry. As Marketing Director, Tori leads the CVB's content creation, brand management, communication, and strategic marketing efforts. 

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