Learn about Creole culture and history at this historic southern plantation.
The Laura Plantation is located east of the Oak Alley Plantation in southeastern Louisiana. At its largest, the plantation encompassed about 12,000 acres of land to grow and harvest sugar cane. Guests can come on guided tours of the mansion and learn about the history of the people who lived and worked here. It is best to book tickets in advance for a guided tour of the Laura Plantation. Tours are available daily at the following times: 10 am, 10:40 am, 11:20 am, 12 pm, 12:40 pm, 1:20 pm, 2 pm, 2:40 pm, and 3:20 pm.
Laura Plantation is closed on major federal holidays and on Mardi Gras. Please note that each tour is about 75 to 80 minutes long and is most suitable for adults or children ages 12 and up. They allow RVs to park here during the day and it is best to drive yourself out here instead of using a rideshare service since the plantation is in a rural area. Feel free to bring a light lunch with you and enjoy a picnic at the designated tables near the gift shop before you go. If you're in southern Louisiana, take advantage of a guided tour around this historic plantation.