Houmas House and Laura Plantation Combo Admission

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Enjoy a delicious lunch buffet at Houmas House for an additional $25/person, tax and tip included! ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Use Coupon Code PLANT13 for 10% OFF!

The great culture divide that is Lousiana is illustrated in two very different plantations: One Anglo, the other Creole. One flaunting its wealth, the other living in rustic simplicity.

Come stroll through 12 acres of breathtaking gardens & enjoy the waterlily pond, fountains, sculptures, bridges and dual garconnieres. See why Houmas House is referred to as the "Crown Jewel of Louisiana's River Road". Then head over to Laura: A Creole Plantation Plantation (1805), and walk in the footsteps of 4 generations of one Louisiana Creole family, both free and enslaved. Your tour includes the Big House, gardens, original 1840s slave cabins and Museum exhibit "From the Big House to the Quarters: Slavery on Laura Plantation". Experience what has been called “the best history tour in the U.S.”

Activity Highlights
→ Drive yourself and take in each plantation at your own pace
→ Learn about the fascinating stories of the homes and their histories.
→ Experience plantations in the depths of the Old South.
→ Great for couples, families and seniors.

Lunch Buffet Available 7 days a week, 11am - 2pm at Houmas House
Menu to Include:
● Gumbo
● Fried Catfish
● Grilled Chicken with Herb Cream Sauce
● Crawfish Etouffee'
● Red Beans and RIce
● Louisiana Seafood Pasta
● Corn Maque Choux
● Bread Pudding
● Non-alcoholic beverages

Booking Details:

Once purchased please make sure to have your confirmation number available on your mobile device to begin your tour. Directions are listed above from New Orleans to each plantation and then back to the city. Parking is available at both plantations.

Departure Details
Customers will receive a voucher granting entry into the plantations. Please see above links for map and directions to plantations. Plantations open between 9-10AM and tours start shortly thereafter running throughout the day until the plantations close between 4-5PM.


Public parking is available at each plantation.

● Ticket for entry
● Narrated tour at each plantation

● Gratuities (optional)
● Transportation
● Food & Beverage (optional, see ticket options)

● Due to the historic nature of Laura plantation, access to the second floor is by stairs only. Houmas House has an elevator to the second floor of the big house.

Additional Information
● Allow at least 7 hours for tours and driving time.
● A buffet lunch is available at the Houmas House for an additional charge. Tickets can be purchased in advance, see ticket options when booking. Price includes tax and gratuity.
● Children 5 & under are free of charge.
● Rates are per person and include all taxes. Rates do not include gratuity to guides.

Cancellation Policy
No refunds will be given on the voucher unless plantations are closed. If for some reason the plantations are closed for a special event or act of god, please call us at 850-424-5125. Transportation is not provided for this tour so please be sure you have transportation before booking.
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  • Wolfram Nothaft Alabama, USA about 18 days ago


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  • Desiree Reynolds USA about 5 months ago


    Our tours were wonderful. We love history and this was definitely worth every penny

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  • Deborah Boyce USA about 8 months ago

    It was a wonderful day!

    We had a wonderful day. The guide that was supposed to be for our tour called in sick so we were lucky to get a gentlemen that bought the artwork and was very involved in the home! He was terrific. He was as you would expect very knowledgeable and passionate about his job. We learned so much. This was at Houmas House. Lunch then was well worth the money and spectacular! Laura Plantation, our guide was Joseph and he too was just the very best we could have hoped for. Both plantations were so different one from another and that's what made it all the better!

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  • Mike Stewart Denham Springs, Louisiana, USA about 2 years ago


    I purchased this as a Christmas gift for my wife. What a wonderful way to recall the joys of Christmas while enjoying the history and heritage that is ours. Everything was as advertised with no glitches or unpleasant surprises. Looking forward to our next adventure with Shock Tour.

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  • Thomas Alford, Florida, USA about 2 years ago

    Houmus and Laura Plantations.

    Great tours,. not rushed and very interesting

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  • denise speedwell, Tennessee, USA about 2 years ago

    Would visit again

    I really enjoyed visiting the plantations. The tour guides was very informative. Parking for a RV was a plus. I got the combo admission and added the buffet. Houmas House does not have buffet in the month September, but they did let us chose from the restaurant menu. The food was excellent!

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  • Kari Gaither Champlin, Minnesota, USA about 3 years ago

    Double plantation your

    Everything was great. I thought you were offering a deal but booking through you. The pricing was the same if we would have purchased they tickets at each site. There was no savings from your side.

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  • Management Response, about 3 years ago

    Hello, Thank you for the review. You must apply the promo code on the listing - PLANT13 to receive 10% savings for this tour. It can be added on the shopping cart page. Please come back and visit us in the near future! Thanks, Mgmt

  • Destin Florida about 4 years ago

    Two different tales of plantation life done very well!

    When I got to the area I knew I wanted to do a plantation tour but with so many choices it was hard to decide on the one that I wanted to do. I chose these because of the different histories that each had. Started the day off at Houmas House and the grounds were absolutely breathtaking, we went on our tour of the house and our guide was such a fun and entertaining lady, she had the entire group laughing. This property was different from the other in the fact that someone actively lives in the house and you are allowed to touch and walk into most every room there. It had a few things that might not have been in that specific home but the guide explained that while not in that home specifically the different murals and what-nots were period correct for a home of that type. They explained... read more

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