Monroe, Louisiana is a city with a deep-rooted history and culture. It is the birthplace of the Robertson family and their multi-million dollar brand, Duck Commander and Buck Commander. The University of Louisiana Monroe (ULM) is a popular destination for students seeking a range of degree programs from liberal arts to pharmacy. Sports enthusiasts can take in the action at Malone Stadium, Warhawk Field and the Fan-Ewing Coliseum or attend music and visual arts events at Biedenharn Hall.
The Biedenharn & Gardens Museum is a must-see attraction, with its grand mansion, immaculate gardens and Bible Museum. The Chennault Aviation & Louisiana Military Museum celebrates and highlights the impact of General Claire Chennault and Northeastern Louisiana on the military and aeronautical history of the United States. The majestic Ouachita River flows through Monroe and West Monroe, providing breathtaking beauty to the area. Monroe is also home to the Flying Tiger Brewery, which produces and packages its entire range in Monroe.
Visitors can enjoy a cozy tavern and beer garden at 506 N 2nd St., just a stone's throw from downtown Monroe's many restaurants. JPS Field at Malone Stadium is the place to go for college football games in Monroe. The 26% Military Aviation Museum in Chennault is another Monroe-West Monroe attraction with family connections. Nestled between rolling hills shaded by towering pine trees, tranquil swamps and rivers, and picturesque lakes, Monroe-West Monroe is the beating heart of Northern Louisiana.