Destrehan Plantation

13034 River Rd New Orleans, Louisiana 70047
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Destrehan Plantation
Detail It lasts approximately 2 hours.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Destrehan Plantation Schedule Schedule
Destrehan Plantation
Upcoming Schedule:
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Destrehan Plantation Photos (23)
This image shows a symmetrical two-story building with a red-tiled roof large double-decker porches lined with columns and Spanish moss hanging from trees in the foregroundThis image shows a symmetrical two-story building with a red-tiled roof large double-decker porches lined with columns and Spanish moss hanging from trees in the foregroundThis image shows a symmetrical two-story building with a red-tiled roof large double-decker porches lined with columns and Spanish moss hanging from trees in the foregroundThis image shows a symmetrical two-story building with a red-tiled roof large double-decker porches lined with columns and Spanish moss hanging from trees in the foreground

Destrehan Plantation in New Orleans, LA, is a stunning example of a preserved historic plantation. Walking through the oak-lined path, guests can soak in the rich history and charm that this plantation exudes. Visitors can indulge in the southern belle lifestyle by attending a live reenactment of a wedding at the Destrehan Plantation.

About the Plantation

Tourists can spend around two hours on the property, where a knowledgeable guide leads them through the stunning mansion and the meticulously manicured gardens. You will see the slave quarters, where art and artifacts from African American life have been preserved and displayed to educate visitors on the struggles and lives of these individuals.

Destrehan Plantation has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places for over four decades. Built-in 1790, this plantation has witnessed some of the most crucial moments in American history, including both the Civil War and World War II. This historic landmark offers an immersive look at American history, providing guests with a unique cultural experience.

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 Stop at  Destrehan Plantation
Immerse yourself in a bygone era at the Destrehan Plantation in Destrehan, Louisiana. Explore the scenic gems of this historic setting as you stroll through 200-year-old oak trees and serene surroundings while listening to tales of a past filled with sugar cane and the life of the settlers.

In conclusion, Destrehan Plantation is a must-see attraction in New Orleans. Step back in time and experience the charm and grace of the old south. The historic buildings, beautiful landscapes, and knowledgeable guides make Destrehan Plantation an essential stop on any tour of the city. Don't miss out on the chance to live like a southern belle or catch a glimpse of a ghost at this iconic location.

Frequently Asked Questions for Destrehan Plantation:
  • What methods of transportation does the Destrehan Plantation use?
    This is a walking tour.
  • Approximately how long does the Destrehan Plantation last?
    It lasts approximately 2 hours.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
    Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Destrehan Plantation?
    Yes.

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