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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 yesterday via mobile

Completely missed the tour of the house because we enjoyed the food so much at the restaurant. Super fairly priced. Payed under a $100 for four people to eat four meals share an appetizer and three of us to have dessert, two beers and two...More

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was very beautiful. A great way to learn about New Orleans history. A wonderful way to spend our 25th.

Thank Thelma R
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited on 8-30-18 while on vacation. What a gorgeous plantation! The grounds are maintained beautifully. Much staff there to assist with questions; they are very knowledgable. Interesting tour of the home...learned about the history and the owners. The slave cabins were especially interesting. I absolutely...More

Thank MaryAlice S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a knowledgeable tour guide for this visit. The grounds and house are beautiful. We also learned a great deal from the exhibits in the slave quarters.

Thank MJandZ
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved it! My husband and I stayed in Cabin #3 and we were so impressed with the grounds and cabins. We showed up late in the night for after hours check-in and they had our desserts waiting on us in the fridge! The cabins are...More

Thank Andrea H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went to 2 plantations on the same day - both very different. This tour inside the home was only about 10 minutes and no photos were allowed inside. There were some outer buildings, self guided info. They offer a snack bar with sandwiches and...More

Thank Michele H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you want to learn more about the history of slavery and enjoy seeing the most amazing Oak Trees some of which are close to 300 years old this place is for you. The guides are very well informed and the tours run regularly. A...More

Thank gregw426
Reviewed 1 week ago

Both interesting and beautiful. The grounds were fantastic and the focus on both the life of the slaves as well as the house owners was thought provocing

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most famous River Road plantation, and doubtless the one with the most beautiful garden. The oak-lines pathway to the “big house” is a spectacular, awe-inspiring view that is very hard to match. The grounds can be toured independently, and this also gives...More

Thank Vale23
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a tour of the main house and then explored on our own. The slave quarters and exhibits were saddening, but important to see. We had thought about going to another plantation, but figured out once you've seen one, you've seen them all. It...More

Thank PinkZebra
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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.