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Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery and St. Joseph Plantation Tour

New Orleans, United States
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6 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

This is a small narrated group tour by van. At Whitney Plantation's Louisiana Museum of Slavery, see the harsh realities and raw historical facts of a dark side of American history. The slave narratives and artwork recreate the world of a pre-Civil War southern sugar plantation and memorial in honor of the lives of the enslaved people who toiled there. A short ride through sugar cane fields leads to St. Joseph Plantation, a Creole style family-owned working sugar cane plantation. Family members give a relaxed, intimate tour of their ancestral home and dependencies (including original slave cabins).

What's Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off, with exact pick up time provided
  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional Driver/guide (additional fee for foreign language bilingual guide)
  • Entry/Admission - Whitney Plantation
  • Entry/Admission - St. Joseph Plantation
  • Gratuities
  • This tour does NOT include a meal, Snacks and drinks available for purchase

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Lake Pontchartrain, New Orleans, LA

This is an off-the-beaten path, away from large tourist crowds, small group tour. A 14 passenger tour van and excellent driver/guide pick you up at your New Orleans hotel and narrate the scenic 90-minute drive out of New Orleans.

Ride along the shores of Lake Pontchartrain and prepare for a pilgrimage back in time to the Antebellum South. There will be a scenic crossing of the Mississippi River on a

The Location

Where To Go

Traveler pickup is offered
Please specify hotel at time of purchase. We pick up in New Orleans at any hotel, Bed & Breakfast or select Airbnbs, uptown (close to St. Charles Ave.), in (or close to) the French Quarter, and on the Westbank.

We do not

Departure time

11:30 AM


New Orleans, United States


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Written Reviews (13)

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This tour gives an excellent...

Leo L | Sep 2019

This tour gives an excellent overview of the era of both the wealthy plantation owners and also an insight into the way that the people were treated, it’s the best tour we’ve been in Georgia and South Carolina

This is a one of...

Cindy L | Apr 2018

This is a one of a kind Plantation, a must see. Our guide did a fantastic job! Amazing place, very educational. At times the information is hard to hear, but through education we gain understanding. They've done a great job putting together

John was an excellent tour...

Edward M | Mar 2018

John was an excellent tour guide. He gave us a lot of interesting facts about a lot of things along the trip. Seeing the plantations was a great experience.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide - extra fee for language other than English applies
  • On Tuesdays, Whitney Plantation is closed and replaced by Evergreen or Laura Plantation
  • On Wednesdays, St Joseph Plantation is closed and replaced by Evergreen or Laura Plantation

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery and St. Joseph Plantation Tour

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