Destrehan Plantation Tour

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Located just 30 miles away from New Orleans and 10 minutes away from the New Orleans International Airport, Destrehan Plantation is the oldest documented plantation home in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Our tours are rich in political, social and economic history. After the tour, guests can view a folk-life demonstration, visit our 1811 Slave Revolt Exhibit, explore the grounds, picnic under a Live Oak tree draped in Spanish Moss and shop in our Plantation Store for unique hand-made items by local craft artisans. We are handicap accessible and kid friendly!

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Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 30, 2022
This was an excellent tour. Have lived in the area for 78 years and I am degree in history and thought our guide did an excellent job of explaining life on a plantation. Each plantation has it’s story. The history of this one is similar yet unique to Destrehan plantation. The beauty of the area is true south Louisiana. Highly recommend a visit..
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 19, 2022
Our guide, Kathy, was very helpful, interesting & knowledgeable. Really helped us understand plantation life in the south. The buildings are immaculately maintained & furnished true to the period. Would highly recommend!! We went early on a Monday and were the only ones on our tour!!! Also the plantation was only 15 minutes from our KOA.
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 16, 2022
My husband & I enjoyed the tour of the Destrehan Plantation. The guide, Beverly, was knowledgeable as well as very personable. The house is set up nicely so you can really imagine life a couple hundred years ago. We liked that the tour also addressed the role indigenous people and Haitains played during the years that the plantations were in operation.
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Stop At: Destrehan Plantation, 13034 River Rd, Destrehan, LA 70047-5202

Our costumed historical interpreters will enlighten you with stories of those who lived on the plantation free and enslaved. After guests can view a folk-life demonstration and self-explore our grounds and dependency buildings, which include a slave cabin with an enslaved registry, an overseer's cabin showcasing our 1811 Slave Revolt Exhibit, an outdoor kitchen, a washroom, a trapper's cabin and our Legacy Room displaying original documents and artifacts from the family members.

Duration: 2 hours

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Your safety at Destrehan Plantation is our highest priority. We recommend that you wear a face mask or scarf or shield that covers your nose and mouth in the gift shop and during the house portion of the tour. This is not required when you self-explore the grounds.
  • Folk-Life Demonstration
  • Gift Shop
  • Entry/Admission - Destrehan Plantation

  • No Restaurant on Site

45 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

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