Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum

133 Mabel Dr
Madisonville, Louisiana 70447


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With a modern museum, a wooden boat building facility, educational programs, and the Tchefuncte River Lighthouse, currently under restoration, the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum collects, preserves, and interprets the unique maritime history, culture, and environment of Lake Pontchartrain, the lower Mississippi River, and the Louisiana Gulf Coast. 

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Lake Pontchartrain Weather Forecast


Slight Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 93

Wednesday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 85


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 92

Thursday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 81


Rain Showers Likely

Hi: 92

Friday Night

Partly Cloudy

Lo: 81


Chance Thunderstorms

Hi: 90

Saturday Night

Mostly Clear

Lo: 80

Lake Pontchartrain Water Level (last 30 days)

Water Level on 7/20: -0.40 (-1.40)