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San Francisco Plantation

2646 Hwy. 44, Garyville, LA 70051-0950
+1 985-535-2341
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Beautiful restored home in the middle of a refinery

While following Google Maps, we were getting nervous when it directed us through Marathon Oil... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Karen W
Great Tour

Gabriela gave us a tour of this house today. She was very informative, and extremely patient with... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Jefferson, Texas
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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2646 Hwy. 44, Garyville, LA 70051-0950
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While following Google Maps, we were getting nervous when it directed us through Marathon Oil facility. We were very disappointed to finally find this beautiful home but nothing left of the original grounds. The ladies in the gift shop/ticket office were very nice. When we...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Gabriela gave us a tour of this house today. She was very informative, and extremely patient with us. It is an unusual plantation house and well worth the visit.

Thank ted365
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I'm giving this 4 stars because the home was beautiful. Sounds like it was fixed up 2 years ago so I assume some of the terrible and poor reviews no longer apply. The gift shop was tiny and there was no tour of the schoolhouse...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We visited seven plantations in three days along both sides of the Mississippi, and this was one of the loveliest. Behind its pretty, blue-trimmed exterior lie beautifully decorated rooms full of well-kept period furniture. The ceiling paintings are particularly impressive. Our tour guide, a young...More

Thank Fastenyourbelt
Reviewed 23 August 2017

My daughter and I Did this on the city pass for New Orleans. Went to one other plantation and this one was the best. The front grand entrance it was destroyed years ago but it did not take away the luster of the inside of...More

3  Thank Tammy F
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We learned a lot about the family and the furnishings. Our guide had learned her material but her presentation was flat and devoid of personality. She rudely told me I could not wait in the entry while my husband bought tickets at the gift shop....More

Thank Gammadearest
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Beautiful mansion, very good tour, knowledgeable guide, slave cabins on property to view, rich history - really worth a visit.

Thank Adriana V
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a very unique home. Our tour guide, I feel horrible that I can't remember her name, was an older lady who was very knowledgeable about New Orleans and the area. She had actually done some research about the San Francisco Plantation, and has...More

1  Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The home is very pretty and unique for Plantations in this area! My mother, my 17 year old daughter, and myself visited several plantations on River Rd. today. We were greeted with very friendly staff and excited to explore on the 10:00 AM tour of...More

2  Thank AllyMorris
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my 14 yr old son as part of a trip to see as many plantations as we could in 2 days! My son said this one was his favorite! I think that had a lot to do with our tour guide,...More

3  Thank Donald G
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Magen J
30 March 2017|
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Response from Dianne J | Reviewed this property |
About an hour just in the house. You can walk around the grounds and see the school house that was brought there that is authentic to the time and era and an existing house where workers would have stayed. You can do this on... More
31 August 2015|
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Response from cathy h | Reviewed this property |
Photos are officially not allowed...although my guide allowed them as long as we kept her out of our photos.
18 December 2014|
Response from San Francisco P | Property representative |
We don't have a senior discount. Our 2014 ticket prices are: $15.00 per adult $10.00 per child (ages 7-17) $14.00 for AAA members or Military Children 6 and under are free