Destrehan Plantation

13034 River Rd, Destrehan, Louisiana 70047 USA

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“travel through Southern history”

Travel from the French and Spanish Colonial periods through the antebellum grandeur of the sugar barons, to the ravages of Civil War and the rebirth of reconstruction. Family stories set against the fabric of history will intrigue and entertain every visitor to the site. Wandering among the authentic buildings on the plantation after the tour of the lovingly restored main house, you can find yourself immersed in the rich history of Louisiana and better understand what it is like to live in another time, when French was the language and the white gold of sugar drove the economy.

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We wanted to visit a plantation to learn its total history. Destrahan was a great learning experience. My daughter booked the "unheard voices tour" and we toured the plantation with an extremely... Read more

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Lorena C.

An intriguing bit of Louisiana history, told through re-enacted demonstrations, tours with video or/and live explanations. Many of the original structures are still standing from 230 years ago.... Read more

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Andi F.

It has been a few years, but I have been on the regular plantation tour, with the guides in period clothing, all about the family. I came across a list of Louisiana African American Historical... Read more

Destrehan Plantation

13034 River Rd
Destrehan, Louisiana
70047 USA

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Closed Now
  • Sun - Sat: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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