Whitney Plantation Tour

400 Toulouse Street New Orleans, LA 70130
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Whitney Plantation Tour
Detail Tour lasts between 5 to 7.5 hours.
Detail Motorcoach transportation and access to the Whitney Plantation.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Cameras are Permitted
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Whitney Plantation Tour
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Step back in time as you embark on the remarkable Whitney Plantation Tour in historic New Orleans L.A. where you can peruse through America's first and only museum dedicated to slavery. This thought-provoking journey unfolds in the form of live storytelling and intriguing exhibits that shed light on the southern plantations’ complex past. Your activity will be filled with engaging highlights that immerse you into the somber realities of history while surrounded by the enchanting Louisiana landscape.

Prepare to traverse through this sprawling 18th-century estate, located on the west bank of the Mississippi River. The plantation's expansive grounds host a series of restored buildings and memorials devoted to the lives of enslaved people, and a professional guide will be available to bring historical significance to the narratives. The duration of your tour will be approximately 90 minutes and requires comfortable walking shoes as you'll be strolling through the spectacular grounds. Notable structures you'll encounter include the historic 'Big House' – an incredibly well-preserved art piece and one of the finest surviving examples of Spanish Creole architecture.

The tour will chronicle grim stories of hardship and perseverance told through first-person narratives of enslaved people. These stories provide a poignant picture of life on a Louisiana sugar plantation, resulting in a raw and powerful experience. Additionally, as you explore the Whitney Plantation, you’ll come across a wealth of authentic artifacts that radiate the rich history of the site and provide an intimate grasp of the individual lives led there.

The Whitney Plantation’s antiquity is steeped in over 200 years of history, promoting an exceptional sense of connection to the past. Known for the groundbreaking vision of its founder, John Cummings, this site brands itself as a commendable accolade of endeavor towards preserving, promoting, and portraying history with unprecedented accuracy and respect. The names and stories etched into every inch of this property have been meticulously researched, making the Whitney Plantation a source of intriguing historical truth that engages the hearts and minds of visitors.

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 Stop at  Whitney Plantation
Immerse yourself in the powerful history of the South at the Whitney Plantation near New Orleans. This 18th-century estate both educates and captivates, offering striking architecture and meticulously preserved sights alongside poignant exhibits on American slavery. Discover heartrending stories and experience a testament to human resilience. An unforgettable journey into America's past.

Summing up this experience, the Whitney Plantation Tour offers you a profound insight into the historical realities and trials faced by enslaved people. As you navigate through these hallowed grounds, you can expect a moving and educational experience, with the redemptive promise of unearthing underlying truths about our shared history. The stories you’ll encounter aspire to resonate with you long past your visit, leaving you with deeper understanding and appreciation for the struggles endured. Our hope is that this tour instills a profound sense of inspiration - to value history, learn from it, and let it influence our path forward. Come and be a part of this extraordinary journey into retrospect.

Frequently Asked Questions for Whitney Plantation Tour :
  • What is included in the admission price?
    Includes narrated motor coach ride and admission to Whitney Plantation.
  • Is there any walking involved?
    Yes, there is walking around the plantation grounds and there is stairs to the second floor inside the plantation home.
  • Approximately how long does the Whitney Plantation Tour last?
    Approximately 5 to 7.5 hours including travel time.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Appropriate for all ages.
  • What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
    Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
  • Where does the Whitney Plantation Tour depart from?
    The tour departs from the Gray Line ticket office in the French Quarter at 400 Toulouse Street New Orleans, LA 70130
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Whitney Plantation Tour ?
    Both photography and video cameras are permitted.
  • Is the Whitney Plantation Tour handicap accessible?
    The motor coach can accommodate those with handicaps, however, due to the historic nature of the plantation, access to the second floor is by stairs only.

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