Whitney Plantation Tour and Slavery Memorial from New Orleans

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No other plantation tour provides such an in-depth look into the lives of enslaved people like Whitney Plantation, which is credited with being the first and only slave museum and memorial in the United States. Visitors take a guided tour throughout the 265-year-old house and view the most extensive collection of antebellum slave artifacts in the world, including a church, slave compound, carriage house, blacksmith shop, etc. Through museum exhibits, memorial artwork, and hundreds of first-person slave narratives, visitors to Whitney will gain a better understanding of slavery in America.

Activity Highlights
→ Considered a "Must See" Plantation for history lovers
→ Narrated tour by expert guides
→ Free motorcoach transportation to and from New Orleans
→ Walk through a restored church, jail, slave cabins, and more

Booking Details:

Once you purchase the tickets online, print off the voucher or have the confirmation details ready on your mobile device. Please have a valid ID with you to confirm your order.

Departure Details
The tour will meet at the Lighthouse Ticket Office located on Toulouse Street at the Mississippi River in the French Quarter.

Duration: 5 Hours

Inclusions
● 5 hr. narrated tour
● Motorcoach transportation

Exclusions
● Gratuities (optional)
● Food & Beverage

Restrictions
● Due to the historic nature of the plantation, access to the second floor is by stairs only.
● No photography is allowed inside the plantation home.
● Transfers must be used in conjunction with optional tours.

Additional Information
● Children under 6 (not occupying a seat on tour), are free of charge.
● Schedule and availability are subject to change. Call the number provided on your booking voucher to confirm schedule at least 48 hours prior to departure.
● Above rates are per person and include all taxes. Rates do not include gratuity to drivers and/or guides.

Cancellation Policy
Customers may cancel at least 48 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 48 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. If weather is unfavorable and the vendor calls off the tour, the customer may reschedule for a later time/date or a full refund will be issued. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 48 hour cancellation period.

Customers booking 10 or more tickets will be considered a group. The cancellation policy for groups is different. Groups of 10 or more will have a 50% non-refundable deposit kept on any cancellations or changes regardless of how far out they are made. Groups of 10 or more will have to pay a $2 gratuity per person, select ticket during check out. Customers are required to sign a contract and a copy of the signed contract is due within 7 days of booking to confirm your reservations, otherwise, your order will be canceled. A final guaranteed passenger count is due 72 hours prior to your tour. Decreases making total due less than the 50% deposit will not receive any refund of original deposit. Any decreases to passenger count within 72 hours will not be refunded. No shows will not be refunded. Additional tickets may be purchased on site based on availability however tickets will be reserved for the final guaranteed passenger count. If you would prefer to book your group booking via phone please call 800-450-7139 and ask for the groups' department.
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Review of Whitney Plantation Tour and Slavery Memorial from New Orleans

  • Alexie Vega USA Sep 20 2017 07:12am

    Very well set up. I loved the history even though it saddened me to know how the slaves lived. The memorial walls were amazing. Will definately go again. Our tour guide was also very knowledgeable, an overall wonderful learning experience. Great job guys.

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  • Lorraine USA about 1 year ago

    Very well done enjoyed the plantation!

    A very highly recommended tour !

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  • Alexie Vega USA about 1 year ago

    Whitney Plantation

    Very well set up. I loved the history even though it saddened me to know how the slaves lived. The memorial walls were amazing. Will definately go again. Our tour guide was also very knowledgeable, an overall wonderful learning experience. Great job guys.

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  • Lawrence Brandon, Florida, USA about 2 years ago

    If you take only one plantation tour...this should be it.

    Wanted to take a plantation tour with the focus from the slaves aspect and this Gray line tour was the only one that did. A full half hour longer than the other tours with the information devoted to how the slaves lived and the untold struggles they were forced to endure. The focus is on their history, from being taken from Africa to arriving in the south (and New Orleans)and their hardships and survival both before and after the civil war. The trip was made even more enjoyable and educational during the hour long bus ride to and from the plantation by our knowledgeable driver Ken. He pointed out the highlights of New Orleans along the way with his own personal style. This is the tour if you really want to learn, understand and experience what slavery really was like in our history.

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  • Yoon mi Kim Macungie, Pennsylvania, USA about 2 years ago

    Whitney plantation tour

    The tour with greyline was comfortable and informative. Tripshock offered a discounted price for the tour and the transaction went through well. I will use tripshock again.

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