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07/14/2020 ~ 07/20/2020

Whitney Plantation Tour & Slavery Memorial with Transportation from The French Quarter

 New Orleans, LA
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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, and more! Through museum exhibits, memorial artwork, and hundreds of first-person slave narratives, visitors to Whitney will gain a better understanding of the harsh reality of slavery in America.

Activity Highlights
  • Narrated tour by expert guides
  • Considered a "must-see" plantation for history lovers
  • Walk through a restored church, jail, slave cabins, and more
  • Free Motor Coach transportation to and from New Orleans

Information Regarding COVID 19

Duration: 5 Hrs.

What's Included
  • Entry into Whitney Plantation
  • Free transportation
What to bring
  • Camera
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Umbrella in case of rain
  • 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.
  • Hotel pickup is not available.
Additional information
  • Restrooms and gift shop located at the plantation.
  • Children under 6 (not occupying a seat on tour), are free of charge.
  • Service animals as defined by the ADA are allowed.
  • Above rates are per person and include all taxes. Rates do not include gratuity to drivers and/or guides.
  • All guests will depart from the lighthouse ticket office at 400 Toulouse St. in the French Quarter.
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% nonrefundable 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.


400 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

Whitney Plantation Tour & Slavery Memorial with Transportation from The French Quarter

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Eye opening

about 10 months ago
The tour guide Ali was truly amazing and very knowledgeable about the plantation and it’s era. I would recommend the Whitney tour to anyone travel to New Orleans.
Matt M

Remarkable and very educational!

about 1 year ago
Such a great experience... really enjoyed the tour, so educational!!!
Marissa T


about 1 year ago
Very interesting and informative tour. Our tour guide was great too.
Sherdon Dames

Very interesting

about 2 years ago
Interesting tour
Larry Marttila