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Oak Alley Plantation

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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
3645 Highway 18, Vacherie, LA 70090-7079
+1 225-265-2151
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth the drive out of New Orleans for the tour. However I recommend doing it in cooler weather. The house and grounds are beautiful and offer many varied photos ops (no photos allowed in the big house though). The tour guide was very informative and...More

Thank Clockdoctor
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very well done and definitely worth it! So beautiful and so much to see if you are going to do one plantation this is the one!

Thank rodneyandrobinp
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing property. Tour guide was pretty green and didn't know much off of his script. A must-see though.

Thank kara n
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oak alley is the only place to get lunch in this Plantation area. We had the Cajun Medley and Etoufee Both were good but not great. Service was fine. The Mint Julep flight was worth trying and the desserts looked good but did not try...More

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights while visiting South states. A beautiful place with a powerful story behind it. Lovely to walk the grounds at night when all guests had gone home. If staying over you can order dinner to room, we didn’t find that very...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always wanted to see this place with the beautiful oak trees lining the front walk to the house. It’s been used in many movies. While staying in NO took an afternoon drive down the Great River Road and spent a few hours touring the home...More

1  Thank Kimberly P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Oak Alley plantation after visiting Houmas house and to be honest had I known that oak alley would be such a let down I wouldn’t have bothered. The guided tour was packed about 30/40 people, they should limit the numbers as it was...More

Thank juliePearce26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two of my friends and I drove in from New Orleans to visit the plantation for a few hours and we had an excellent time. The slave quarters that are on the property walk you through what those poor people had to endure in terms...More

Thank AUDaleZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have never experienced such a tone-deaf, insulting form of misinformation in my life, and I was bitterly disappointed by this tour. And if you are looking for an honest and educational experience on this plantation, I’m gonna take a leap and guess that this...More

3  Thank michallek55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing property! The 4 stars are for the property, so beautiful! The visit was a crap:-( half an hour with a person who was speaking like a robot! I really perfered the visit of Laura plantation! The guy was passionate by the history( 2 hours...More

Thank Astrid P
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19 May 2018|
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Response from Upmyalley | Property representative |
No, rain or shine the tours go on.
25 February 2018|
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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
19 November 2017|
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Response from Bingitt | Reviewed this property |
The Whitney plantation! Hands down the most informational. It’s more of a museum and than a historical tour within credibly knowledgeable guides.