Take a personal look into the lives of owners and slaves in Antebellum Louisiana. In 2014, Whitney Plantation opened its doors to the public for the first time in its 262-year history - the only plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery.
The only plantation tour that focuses more on the history and lives of the slaves than anything else. Extremely raw, revealing, heart wrenching and historical. If you chose to take a plantation tour, this is the one I recommend most!
**BE A BETTER TOURIST** Whitney is the only plantation museum in the region with an exclusive focus on slavery. Visitors are guided through the 18th century plantation grounds while learning about the forced labor system of a sugar and rice plantation. Sixteen original structures including the…
Whitney Plantation is the only plantation museum in Louisiana with an exclusive focus on the lives of enslaved people. Visit Whitney’s memorials and restored buildings to enter the world of a Louisiana sugar plantation and to remember those who built and worked this property. On your walking tour,…
Not your average plantation. Instead, this one offers up the point of view of those enslaved. A very important and moving and educational experience.
“15 minute drive across the bridge. Several short and easy trails with lush vegetation. Great for kids. Good chance to see alligators, birds, snakes etc. ”
“Oak Alley Plantation is a historical plantation located on the west bank of the Mississippi River, ”
“Take a boat ride through Louisiana Swamps. You wild see alligators, snakes, turtles and domestic birds, ”
“The best plantation historic narration is here. Also has a great little gift shop. Oak Alley plantation is right down the road.”
“And they say New Orleans has nothing to offer in the outdoors. This is a little outside of the city, on the Westbank, and a nice change of pace from bar and museum hopping.”