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Houmas House Plantation and Gardens: Tours & Tickets

Open today: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Houmas House Plantation and Gardens is an Historic Plantation that tells the story of the very wealthy Sugar Barons of the 19th Century. Also known as the Sugar Palace, because of the wealth created at this largest Sugar Plantation in America. A...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
40136 Highway 942, Darrow, LA 70725-2302
+1 225-473-9380
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Reviewed yesterday

We had the best food on our trip to NOLA in their Carriage House after an amazing tour. The plantation was so beautiful and everyone very friendly. Dressed in period costumes and engaging humor. The owner really just wants people to enjoy themselves and we...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank girlwskls
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my second time visiting Houmas House and it was even better than the last! We decided to start with lunch first at Cafe Burnside and omg it was incredible. The buffet is worth every single penny! The fried catfish was literally the best...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank SarahJean850
Reviewed 2 days ago

Totally enjoyable plantation tour with a very interesting slice of history.Beautiful grounds and many claims to famous people visiting there.But a lot of work has been done to the grounds and has several options as restaurants .We had lunch there and it was really good,so...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank misharpittman
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide was perfect, knowledgeable, humorous and enthusiastic about Houmas House. The grounds are gorgeous. Worth the trip

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank laura s
Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour guide was the best I’ve had. He was just a stand in for a call out but he was funny and knowledgeable.

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank totmanrebecca
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really enjoyed the history lesson and scenery. Beautiful all over. Our giude was very nice and knowledgeable Great food.

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Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 848gerardw
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an absolutely wonderful plantation house to visit. We have seen quite a number of plantations over the years and this truly is one of a kind. If you are anywhere near Houmas House and don't take time to go to it, you are...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Brian C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens and house tour transport you back into a much simpler time. What a relaxing day we had strolling through the well-kept gardens, eating a light lunch, having a drink at the unique Turtle bar, and of course learning so much of the regions...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kim C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really enjoyed the tour and restaurant however, our stay at the inn was a nightmare our neighbors on either side of our room kept us all night arguing and cursing to the point we had to call management. The walls are very thin at the...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank D B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bobbie Sue was our tour guide and she was great! She knew all about the home and provided great history about the home and the area around it. They also had the neatest things in the gift shop.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Chandler S
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Lisa B
1 July 2019|
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Response from Sandra Y | Reviewed this property |
I had seen that they recommend booking in advance.
Brett R
19 April 2018|
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Response from JessLamb | Property representative |
Yes, absolutely!
19 June 2017|
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Response from JessLamb | Property representative |
Yes, we have 21 rooms for staying overnight. Availability and online booking available on the Houmas House Website