Destrehan Plantation tickets and guided tour
Attractions & guided tours

Destrehan Plantation tickets and guided tour

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Language: English , French , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the oldest documented plantation in the lower Mississippi River valley
  • See an original document signed by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison
  • Learn about Charles Paquet, an enslaved mulatto and master builder of the plantation home
What to expect
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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Entrance ticket
    • Giuded tour
    • True-life storytelling of the Destrehan family and enslaved plantation workers
    • An original document signed by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison
    • An exhibit and intimate account of Charles Paquet, an enslaved mulatto and master builder of the plantation home
    • An inside view of the historic building components
    • The Education Center displaying the 1811 Slave Revolt and the Rost Home Colony/Freedman’s Bureau exhibits
    • In-depth commentary on the 1811 Slave Revolt
    • The Legacy Room showcases original artifacts and documents from the family members
    • A folk-life demonstration after the tour
    • Self-exploring the grounds and dependency buildings
    Where
    What to remember
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    Provider
    Destrehan Plantation
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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