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01/23/2020 ~ 01/29/2020

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site - Admission & Guided Tour

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Head out to New Orleans Plantation Country to visit Laura Plantation and enjoy a comprehensive guided tour that details the legacy of the plantation within a larger historical and cultural context. Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site is focused on the generations of a real Louisiana Creole family, both free and enslaved. Tour the plantation home, gardens, slave cabins, and the museum and read detailed biographies of those who worked the sugar fields day in and day out. Visit this historic sugar farmstead today and experience what has been called, “the best history tour in the U.S.” Please note the 11:00am, 1:00pm, & 3:00pm are conducted in the French language.

Activity Highlights
  • Hear first-hand, intimate accounts of owners, women, children, and slaves
  • Guided tour by an expert guide who will detail the history and mystery of Laura Plantation
  • Enjoy acres of stunning gardens, authentic artifacts, and living history
  • Onsite restaurant featuring some of the best Creole-inspired cuisine in Louisiana

Duration: 1.5 Hrs.

What's Included
  • Ticket for entry
  • Narrated tour
  • Museum exhibit "From the Big House to the Quarters: Slavery on Laura Plantation"
What to bring
  • Camera
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Due to the historic nature of the plantation, access to the second floor is by stairs only.
  • Self-guided tours are prohibited.
  • No service dogs allowed.
  • Not handicap accessible.
  • Please note the 11:00am, 1:00pm, & 3:00pm are conducted in the French language.
Additional information
  • Laura Plantation is open 7 days a week, from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm.
  • The guided tour of the main house, gardens and slave quarters lasts approximately one hour and fifteen minutes.
  • Photos and videos are allowed inside the house on this tour.
  • Tours are provided on a first come first serve basis. No times are required to be selected upon booking.
  • The ticket office opens at 9:30 AM and tours begin at 10 AM, running every 40 minutes throughout the day until the last tour departs at 4 PM.
  • Free parking available on-site.
  • A moderate amount of walking is required to complete this tour.
  • Gratuities not included.
  • Children 5 & under are free of charge.
  • Rates are per person and include all taxes. Rates do not include gratuity to guides.
  • On July 4 & Dec 24, the last tour is at 12 Noon.
  • No tours on Mardi Gras day.
  • Please note the 11:00am, 1:00pm, & 3:00pm are conducted in the French language.
Cancellation policy

No refunds will be given on the voucher unless plantation is closed. If the plantation is closed for weather, please call us at 850-424-5125 to make other arrangements. Transportation is not provided for this tour so please be sure to have transportation before booking. Online tickets are non-refundable, however, tickets are valid up to 30 days from the purchase date should guests plans change. If for some reason guests need to change the date booked for please call us at 850-424-5125 for a ticket transfer date.


2247 LA-18, Vacherie, LA 70090, USA

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site - Admission & Guided Tour

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about 3 months ago
Logan was an excellent guide during the tour, he brought back plantation life and helped us imagine how life was back then.
Christine B
Sarah's plantation
about 4 months ago
Very detailed and interesting facts about the history of Louisiana. Kyle was a delight!
Stacy R
about 6 months ago
Our tour was amazing and very informational! Our tour guide Elizabeth ensured we understood the history and important remarks :) will definitely come back
Lissette G
Lovely visit
about 6 months ago
Our Guide was very informative. We really enjoyed the tour!
Julia G