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5099 Highway 18, Wallace, LA 70049-2803
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Must see for anyone who is even a lil bit interested in USA history and global human rights. Perfectly organised tour and charismatic guide.

Thank marcelina32018
Reviewed today

I just could not get enough of this place. There is so much to see that I just wanted more. There are several buildings that we did not go into such as the blacksmith's workshop and the overseer's home. I just wanted to see it...More

Thank Tiffani S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My first reaction when seeing the sculptures of the children in the church was profound heartache, knowing the painful lives that lay ahead for them. The artist captured the haunting hopelessness of their lives along with the childlike resilience for a possible better tomorrow. I...More

Thank Leslie R
Reviewed 3 days ago

As you drive to the plantation you can't miss the groves and groves of sugar cane fields which was the primary financial driver for this plantation and many others throughout Southern Louisiana. This particular Plantations tour separates itself in telling the story of the "life...More

Thank Kyzmk
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you are looking to hear the truth about plantation life for enslaved Africans than this is the tour for you. The property is beautifully maintained but the history lesson is the greater reward for visiting. I can’t express how amazing our tour guide Ali...More

Thank Letise W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seeing a program on television on this plantation which is the only one depicting the history of slavery, we were incredibly impressed by the entire operation. The area is immaculate, the small exhibit before the tour very enlightening, and the tour excellent and educational....More

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour explains many issues about slavery, the economic development of the United States, and this area of Louisiana. What a sad history we have here. The details are important to learn. The museum is outstanding and our tour guide was very knowledgeable. I would...More

Thank hannahking2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent tour and reasonable price if you drive and book direct. Suggest reservations if you do this. You should have good walking shoes and pack rain gear just in case inclement weather. There is a small but very informative museum in the main building where...More

Thank Hank H
Reviewed 1 week ago

So incredibly interesting and informative. Doesn't gloss over the atrocities that took place at all. Guides are so knowledgable and great at sharing the stories. Highly recommend paying a visit.

Thank Mel T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was very informative, and had a different format from the other plantations. It covered the slavery side of plantations. I would say to were comfortable shoes, and take to take the time to read the information in the area where you wait for...More

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Ellen L
31 July 2018|
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Response from HisChild4Ever2 | Reviewed this property |
There are bus tours that go to this site. We met a nice gentleman from Second Line Tours who was very knowledgeable. So, you may want to book through them - ride and tickets.
DeAnna S
15 June 2018|
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Response from Dinah N | Reviewed this property |
There's a local place right near the Whitney called B&C Seafood which is simple but the food is delicious and I highly recommend it.
DeAnna S
11 May 2018|
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Response from RichardandMargot | Reviewed this property |
The trip from downtown New Orleans was a little over 1 hour