- Ticket for entry
- Narrated tour
- Museum exhibit "From the Big House to the Quarters: Slavery on Laura Plantation"
At Laura: A Creole Plantation, you'll step beyond the myths of the American South and walk in the footsteps of four generations of one Louisiana Creole family, both free and enslaved. Immerse yourself in a story told by knowledgeable, passionate guides about REAL people, free and enslaved, and how they REALLY lived on this circa 1805 sugar plantation. Tours recount first-hand, personal stories discovered in the U.S. and France of four generations of free and enslaved Louisiana Créole women. Fully guided experience includes the Big House, gardens and original 1840s slave cabins, inhabited by descendants of enslaved West-Africans until 1977. Museum exhibit "From the Big House to the Quarters: Slavery on Laura Plantation" presents detailed biographies of enslaved women and children, as well as the enslaved men who escaped the farm to fight in the Union Army. The ever-evolving story transports you beyond the myths of the American South into the lost world of Louisiana Créoles. Visit this historic sugar farmstead and experience what has been called “the best history tour in the U.S.”
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 you have transportation before booking. Online tickets are non-refundable, however, tickets are valid up to 30 days from the purchase date should your plans change. If for some reason you need to change the date you booked for please call us at 850-424-5125 for a ticket transfer date.
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