Destrehan Plantation | Destrehan, Louisiana
Costumed tour guides lead the way through this National Historic Landmark as you stroll under moss draped live oaks to the beautiful plantation home.
The Destrehan’s were one of the most prominent families in Louisiana history. Stories of their life and the life of their enslaved workers are part of the tour. A highlight is an original document, signed by Thomas Jefferson in which Jean Noel Destrehan was appointed to the Orleans Territorial Council in 1806.
Early plantation life skills are shown on a rotating basis, such as open hearth cooking, bousillage construction, dyeing with indigo, candle making and carpentry.
The New Orleans Power Pass provides free admission to the Destrehan Plantation in Destrehan, Louisiana.
A $18.00 value.
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Take I-10 West to Exit 220, I-310, follow to Exit #6.: LA 48, turn left on LA 48, down 1/2 mile.
13034 River Road
Destrehan, Louisiana 70047
Hours of Operation:
Daily: 9am - 4pm.
Closed on New Year’s, Mardi Gras, Easter, Thanksgiving & Christmas.