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

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Drive out to Laura Plantation to enjoy the best history tour in the U.S. This plantation house and Creole Heritage Site is focused on the generations of a real Louisiana Creole family, both free and enslaved, and highlights the reality of the plantation within a larger historical and cultural context. On a guided tour, you'll walk throughout the plantation house, gardens, slave cabins, and the museum dedicated to slavery to read first-person narratives of those who worked the fields. The unique Creole colors and historical elements reflected throughout, paired with the real documented stories provide a true glimpse into the life once lived by many in Louisiana.

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Activity Highlights
  • Hear first-hand intimate accounts of owners, women, children, and the enslaved
  • Guided tour by an expert guide who will detail the history and the mystery of Laura Plantation
  • Enjoy acres of stunning gardens, authentic artifacts, and living history
  • Excellent activity or history lovers

Duration: 1.5 Hrs.

Safety Precautions

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

What's Included
  • Admission to Laura Plantation
  • Narrated tour
  • Museum exhibit "From the Big House to the Quarters: Slavery on Laura Plantation"
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Camera
  • ID

Covid-19 Precautions: Reservations are required, Face masks are required and there will be small controlled group sizes

  • Due to the historic nature of the plantation, access to the second floor is by stairs only.
  • Closed annually on New Years Day, Mardi Gras Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving & Christmas Day. Annually on July 4 & Dec 24, the last tour is at 12 noon.
  • Space is limited to 9 persons per tour due to social distancing guidelines.
  • Self-guided tours are prohibited.
  • No service dogs allowed.
  • Not handicap accessible.
Additional information
  • Photos and videos are allowed inside the house on this tour.
  • Laura Plantation is open 7 days a week, with tours leaving at 10:00 AM, 11:20 AM, 12:00 PM, 2:40 PM and 3:20 PM
  • Do not take a TAXI, UBER or LYFT service to the plantation unless your driver will wait in the parking lot for you. Laura Plantation is located in a rural area outside of these car service areas. There will be no way to get back to the city if left without transportation services.
  • Tours in French are available each day by reservation subject to availability
  • A moderate amount of walking is required to complete this tour.
  • The plantation grounds may be wet from recent rains.
  • Children 5 & under are Free!
  • Free parking available on-site.
  • Gift shop is available on-site.

2247 LA-18, Vacherie, LA 70090, USA

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

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about 1 month ago
Al was our guide he was great I love history so it made our trip!
Kathrine W

Best tour I have ever been on

about 1 month ago
This was one of the best tours I have ever been on. Our tour guide I think her name was KRYSTAL was the best. Talked about everything and answered to the best of her ability every question anyone had
Leslie S

A historic experience!!

about 1 month ago
I enjoyed our tour guide Rene. She was engulfed in the history and stories. She made sure we understood their truths and beliefs. She taught me a lot and my kids as well!
Narva B

Excellent tour

about 2 months ago
The tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone.
Daniel H