St. Joseph Plantation

address
3535 LA-18, Vacherie, LA 70090
Phone number
225-265-4078
hours
10 AM - 4 PM Daily
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This working sugar plantation, owned and operated by the descendant, has been used in numerous films and tv shows

Take an intimate tour of a family home rich in history that has also been the backdrop to many film and tv productions, including 12 Years a Slave, Mudbound, and Queen Sugar. Joseph Waguespack purchased the home post Civil War as a working sugarcane plantation. Today, it remains owned and operated by his descendants. During a tour, view original dwellings of the enslaved, learn of its rich history, and visit film and tv locations.

Guided Tours
Yes
Group Tours
Yes
Group Rates
Yes
Student Group Rates
Yes
Gift Shop
Yes
On-site Accommodations
No
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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