Houmas House Plantation Tour

400 toulouse street New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
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Houmas House Plantation Tour
Detail Guests usually spend a couple of hours exploring the house and grounds.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Houmas House Plantation Tour Schedule Schedule
Houmas House Plantation Tour
Upcoming Schedule:
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If you're looking for a step back into Louisiana's history, the Houmas House Plantation Tour is your perfect destination. Located in Darrow, Louisiana, it offers a unique glimpse into the antebellum life of sugar cane plantation owners. The tour showcases not only the beautiful house but also the lush gardens and flowers that surround it.

About the Tour


The tour lasts about two hours and guides the visitors through different rooms of the mansion, including original furniture and artifacts. They'll learn about the plantation's history, from its construction to its important role in providing sugar to the new American nation. Then, it's time to explore the beautiful, and carefully considered, gardens. The gardens feature several fountains, statues, and a variety of thousands of plants native to the area, making for a lovely stroll.

What sets this tour apart is the chance to see an authentic, architecturally significant, and historical plantation home. It's an opportunity to learn about how sugar was produced in the south during the 19th century and the many stories the plantation's history holds. It provides fascinating chances to discover the history of NOLA in a new way, so do not miss out on this incredible endeavor the next time you visit the city. The tour offers a chance to learn about Louisiana's history that includes five historic plantations that made a fortune selling sugar. Upon arrival, a friendly guide will meet visitors at the plantation's entrance and lead them to the mansion, sharing fascinating details along the way.

About the Houmas House


This fascinating antebellum house is ingrained in New Orleans' history. With a sprawling 38 acres of estate, the grounds feature everything from beautiful gardens to the opulent house itself. The house is comprised of 16 various rooms, each with their own stories, furniture, and antique decor. Explore the lives of those who lived there and the plantation's history through an informative tour. The home is also known as being the location that Bette Davis stayed at while filming in 1963. The house also has a gift shop complete with various antiques as well as local art and a book section. Learn about history and marvel at the grand architecture of this historic place!

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 Stop at  Houmas House and Gardens
Discover the grandeur of the Old South at Houmas House and Gardens in New Orleans. Step back in time as you tour the magnificent estate, basking in its antebellum charm. Revel in the beautifully preserved mansion, stroll amidst breathtaking gardens, and dine in world-class restaurants. Experience Southern elegance at its finest!

The Houmas House tour is an enriching experience for history buffs and those that want to see the beauty, history, and grandeur of antebellum Louisiana. This tour allows visitors to connect with the history of Louisiana in a unique and magnificent way. So, if you're interested in discovering the legacy of Louisiana sugar plantations, this is the tour for you!

Options:
Mansion Tour & Garden Access
Available Now until 12/31/2024 View Detailed Schedule
Includes mansion and garden tour ticket.
Frequently Asked Questions for Houmas House Plantation Tour:
  • Approximately how long could a customer plan to spend at Houmas House Plantation Tour?
    Guests typically spend a couple of hours exploring the home and the grounds.
  • Is Houmas House Plantation Tour handicap accessible?
    Yes. The paths are paved so wheelchairs can access the house. Golf cart service is also available upon request. The mansion has an elevator for guests who cannot take the stairs.
  • Is photography & video recording allowed?
    Yes.
  • For what ages is Houmas House Plantation Tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • Is parking available at Houmas House Plantation Tour? Is it free?
    Parking is free.

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