Destrehan Plantation

address
13034 River Rd, Destrehan, LA 70047
Phone number
985-764-9315 877-453-2095
hours
9 AM - 4 PM Daily
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Destrehan offers guided tours by costumed historical interpreters, demonstrations by artisans, and an exhibit on the 1811 slave revolt

Just 30 minutes away from New Orleans and 10 minutes away from the New Orleans International Airport, Destrehan Plantation is the oldest documented plantation home in the Lower Mississippi Valley. Tour highlights include a guided tour of the home by a costumed interpreter an artisan demonstration, original documents and artifacts, exhibits such as the 1811 Slave Revolt and the Rost Home Colony, picturesque grounds and a gift shop with local hand-made items.

Guided Tours
Yes
Group Tours
Yes
Group Rates
Yes
Student Group Rates
Yes
Gift Shop
Yes
On-site Accommodations
Yes
On-site Dining
No
Meeting/Event Facilities
Yes
Wedding Venue
Yes
Motorcoach/Bus Parking
Yes
Free WIFI
Yes
ATM
No
Accepts Credit Cards
Yes

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PLANTATIONS

Explore the 10 historic estates in the River Parishes of Louisiana and discover the stories rooted in their past.

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SWAMP TOURS

Create memories learning the folklore of our swamps and viewing gators in their natural habitat.

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ANDOUILLE

Andouille was created here, so get out and try the local smokehouses that each have their own version of the "best".

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OUTDOOR RECREATION

The region out here is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts to explore and find adventure.

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Lac Des Allmands

Famous for catfish, Lac Des Allemands is a haven for outdoor sportsmen.

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PERIQUE

Enjoyed around the world, Perique can only be grown and processed out here.

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CAJUN & CREOLE CUISINE

Cajun and Creole cuisine are as necessary to our culture as the people who make it.

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TRANSPORTATION

Tour buses, shuttles and local airports are all transportation options for the River Parishes.

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STAY OUT HERE

New Orleans Plantation Country offers a wide range of lodging options from rustic and quaint to upscale and luxurious.

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