Houmas House Plantation Tour with Transportation

Voted Best Historic Mansion by USA Today

Experience the peaceful serenity and striking beauty of this Historic Mansion and Gardens, unlike any other plantation home in the South. Travel back in time to the 1800's as a local guide takes you on a journey through the Houmas Mansion, where you will view original artwork, rare antiques, and original pieces from the 1830s.  Learn how a succession of owners, the sugarcane business and the Mississippi River grew this modest manor house into the grand estate it is today.  Situated on River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, this treasure of time offers you glimpses into life on a plantation.  Relax as you explore at your leisure 38 breathtaking acres of lush, manicured gardens mixed with various water features, walking paths, and secluded sitting nooks throughout. 

Numerous movies have been filmed on this estate since 1964, including Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte and Green Book

Unique twin garconnières (bachelor apartments) are a rare feature among plantation homes.

Marvel at the beautiful free-standing, three-story helix staircase. Tasty Louisiana cuisine is featured at Café Burnside; order the buffet or a la carte. Enjoy a refreshing mint julep in the Turtle Bar, the only bar of its kind in the country. (Optional; cost not included in tour price.)  The gift shop is a perfect place for memories ranging from cookbooks to high-end gifts and art. Houmas House Plantation…the Crown Jewel of Louisiana's River Road!

Duration: 5 Hours (includes travel time)
Departure Time: 10:30am Daily

Adult Price: $67.00
Child Price: $33.00 (ages 6-12)

Departs: Tour departs from 400 Toulouse Street (Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office) located in the heart of the French Quarter where Toulouse Street meets the Mississippi River and the Steamboat NATCHEZ.


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