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A powerful testimony to the rich history of the antebellum south, Oak Alley invites visitors to explore all facets of her plantation past. The Slavery at Oak Alley exhibit, Civil War exhibit, Sugarcane Theater and Big House offer an experience as...more
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We arrived at 2:30 and it closes at 4:00 so make sure you plan to get there at least by then or you will run out of time. The restaurant inside closes at 3:00. We ended up being too late to eat there. The tour...More
We drove out to Oak Alley Plantation today, and spent nearly three hours walking around the grounds, looking at the various exhibits, and finally, taking a guided tour of the house.
Our tour guide was a young woman with a great personality, and for me...More
This is my second time visiting Oak Alley, the first being in 2012. 6 years later, the grounds are still amazing. What changed my 5-star review to a 4-star is the tour itself. 6 years ago, the tour guides dressed the part, antebellum. Now, while...More
The grounds of this plantation are spectacular- get there early to avoid the crowds. I found the tour just average especially after visiting Laura. It’s worth the visit though for how picturesque it is.
This restored plantation halfway between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, along the Mississippi, gives a wonderful insight into sugar plantation life in the years just before the civil war. There are guided tours of the main house. The oaks lining the paths make for a...More
A great trip out in Louisiana. Beautiful historical deep South sugar plantation. Respectful representation of slave quarters and a lovely house. Gift shop had beautiful Christmas decorations and much more. The bar was pretty good too. Didn't sample the restaurant.
I have taken this tour maybe 4 times in the last 10 years.Last time was last month with my parents.WOW!!! How it has changed in just 2 years!!! First,they no longer wear period clothes.The tour was done by a young black girl who looked and...More
Spending a few hours learning about American history was interesting. The tour guide was informative and very respectful not to glorify nor discredit the slave owners and slaves respective lives. The best thing about the tour is seeing all the beautiful things that are on...More
Response from OakAlley | Property representative |
I am so sorry for the delay! We are able to accommodate for visitors that are hearing impaired. All of our exhibits share information with signage and a written version in the mansion exhibit, the "Big House.". I hope... More
I am so sorry for the delay! We are able to accommodate for visitors that are hearing impaired. All of our exhibits share information with signage and a written version in the mansion exhibit, the "Big House.". I hope this information helps and we look forward to your visit.