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Houmas House Plantation Walking Tour provided by Houmas House Plantation and Gardens

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 12/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 12/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    40136 LA-942
    40136 LA-942, Darrow, LA 70725, USA
    The Houmas House gift shop is the main entrance. Upon entering, guests can redeem their voucher or purchase tickets.
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    Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Guided mansion tours allow guests full access to the Houmas House estate. Dressed in period costumes, interactive tour guides tell the 250 year history of the mansion. Using artifacts, antiques and artwork, guests hear about life on this sugarcane plantation. Restaurants are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner at an additional cost. 38 acres of self-guided gardens are open to all guests who purchase a mansion tour ticket. Allow 2-3 hours to see everything Houmas House has to offer.
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  • You'll end at
    40136 LA-942
    40136 LA-942, Darrow, LA 70725, USA
    The Houmas House gift shop is the main entrance. Upon entering, guests can redeem their voucher or purchase tickets.
    See address & details
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Important Information
Departure Point
40136 LA-942, Darrow, LA 70725, USA
Duration
1–3 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Guided tour of plantation home
  • Local guide
  • Local taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink (available for purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Houmas House is completely handicap accessible. Walking paths throughout the grounds make it easy for wheelchairs. Golf cart service is available upon request. The mansion is equipped with an elevator for guests not able to navigate stairs.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
192Reviews
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Pam M wrote a review Yesterday
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Great tour! Our guide was very personable and knowledgeable. The art pieces, sculptures and history of this plantation were so interesting.
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Davales94 wrote a review 7 Apr
Westchester County, New York23 contributions3 helpful votes
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We spent an afternoon at Houmas House and it’s was lovely. Our tour guide, Sandra, was very knowledgeable and quite funny. She kept my teenage son engaged and laughing which is no easy task :) The grounds are beautiful. B/w the tour and our lunch reservation at Carriage
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Max S wrote a review 5 Apr
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Great way to spend a day. My partner and I are staying at the Oak Alley Plantation for 5 days (which is Wonderful) but wanted to explore the other nearby plantation especially since they offered an Easter brunch. We walked the beautiful grounds and then took the tour with
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Fred H wrote a review Mar 2021
Prairieville, Louisiana13 contributions2 helpful votes
The history of the building was good. It would have been nice to learn more of the sugar cane production, slave history, and time period life
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Jana R wrote a review Mar 2021
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Beautiful home & gardens, well worth the time to visit. Patrick was a great tour guide - very knowledgeable and answered all our questions.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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mmcpug
mmcpug
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Just ok
The guide did a good job but it was obvious that the tour focuses on the current owner. You get some info about the
olletelimll
olletelimll
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Beautiful place
A lovely place to spend the day! Gardens are gorgeous. The house tour is exceptional and the history is enlightenin
Heather T
Heather T
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Poor customer service
The grounds are nice; we never saw the house. We pre-booked a tour. When we arrived, we were told the tour would be
alm19642021
alm19642021
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Awesome Tour.
Our tour guide Cheryl did a fantastic job explaining the history of the plantation. Beautiful furnishings and garde
RickAndJanRioux
RickAndJanRioux
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Nice side trip from our New Orleans vacation
My wife and I really enjoyed our visit to Houmas House. The tour of the house was lead by a very knowledgeable doce
KittyChan
KittyChan
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Beautiful - and maybe the best gardens of all the LA plantations
Well worth a visit - the guided tour of the beautiful main house is excellent, and I lucked out, as there were only
Brenna R
Brenna R
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Exquiste Home and Gardens
Beautiful home lovingly restored. Gorgeous gardens and an easy walk over to the river. Plan to stay for lunch, the
davidadamski2021
davidadamski2021
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Won over
We’ve visited a number of plantations along the river road, and this one (along with 12 Oaks) is the best. Grounds
LindaB4530
LindaB4530
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Excellent!
Excellent tour of the historic house; very knowledgeable guide able to answer all of our additional questions. Nic
I2633TGjohnw
I2633TGjohnw
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Insight into history and beautiful gardens
There is much to be learned in the tour. There were a number of interesting artifacts and the guide was very knowl
rpohl12
rpohl12
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Susie and Bob
Very welcoming and informative. A delicious Sazerac cocktail from the Turtle Bar smoothed out the whole experience.
zooismile
zooismile
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Informative tour in beautiful setting
Good COVID protocols in place. Everyone on tour wore a mask. On a weekday afternoon the grounds were very peaceful
laquandahoward
laquandahoward
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Not completely what I expected
The tour was great except it’s like the tour guide avoided talking about the slaves. We only saw abs talked about t
Jill C
Jill C
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Excellent
Great Cottage! We had a wonderful, romantic evening at Houma’s house. The amenities in our cottage were outstandi
Rngdad
Rngdad
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Phone first!
We acted after reading the ad in Where Traveler Magazine. The ad misled us to believe the fine dining restaurant wa
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