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"The Best History Tour in the United States"

- Lonely Planet Travel

Bienvenue to Laura Plantation, the world of Creole women.

Step into the lost world of Laura Locoul Gore and her Créole family. Explore the museum. Tour the Big House. Walk the grounds. Stand in an authentic 1840s slave cabin.

Visit today and join us on a journey beyond the myths of the American South and discover the compelling stories of 4 generations of Créole women, both free and enslaved.

Still #1 on TripAdvisor!: Tours begin approximately every 40 minutes. First tour starts at 10 am. Hours & Schedule

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  • Great tour We visited Laura and Oak Alley plantations and Laura had a much more informative and interesting tour. It included many parts of the house and the grounds, story of the family and the slav...

    - akiraoz

  • Don't miss to visit this plantation on you visit to New Orleans. It is one hour driving from the city, but the area is lovely to ride. The plantation itself is very interesting and our guide Anne...

    - Florencia R

  • THE BEST HISTORY TOUR IN THE UNITED STATES

    - Lonely Planet Travel

  • Al was amazing. He absolutely blew myself and my gf (Laura is her name too) away with his knowledge and elegant voice. He was absolutely brilliant! We really really enjoyed the immersive experience. S...

    - John

  • Great tour and history. One the best tour guide (Rose) ever of her history research and her knowledge of the Plantation, the families, the slaves that worked here and what they went through and the hi...

    - Glen

  • We visited here after Oak Alley, Laura Plantation is the complete opposite, its not grand, but is still very pretty. I loved this place and learnt so much about the way people lived in those times. i...

    - Sally J

  • Our Guide was Renee , She was extremely good , she told the history as a Story which named it very interesting . A very well organised tour , Thank you

    - Rob

  • Absolutely fascinating tour. No dressed up in costume staff or illusional history. The Laura plantation is the true story of the family and their slaves over 4 generations amazing guide Logan who real...

    - FL

  • We had one of the best guides, if not the best, that we ever had. Joseph told us of all the relationships that made this plantation what it was. It was a different kind of tour focusing on the connect...

    - Sally S

  • By no means one of the more grand plantation houses like nearby, Laura Plantation was easily the highlight of a busy site seeing day in the area. It struck the perfect balance of telling the historica...

    - Martin P

  • So fabulous Visited this site with friends and we were so fortunate to be able to have a dichotomy between this and the American plantations. Beautifully restored and taken care of. The tour was amaz...

    - J

  • This was an excellent tour. Our guide even related her personal life to bring the stories of Laura to life. The house is beautiful as are the grounds. They did a good job showing the beauty of the hom...

    - Maggie

  • We did not really want to visit Laura because we had not heard of it before; but once we read about it, we didn't want to miss it. As a creole plantation, it is totally different from the palatia...

    - Virginia

  • If you could only go to one plantation tour, make sure it is this one! We were so extremely impressed with our tour guide Ms. Rose! She shared a wealth of knowledge and was quirky, funny, serious and ...

    - kantique

  • Great tour of Creole Plantation. We had a great tour with Kati today; she was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. We did not feel rushed and she welcomed questions. We had the opportunity to also visit Oa...

    - Stephanie L

  • Got a good up close look at how they built the house and the materials they used. The grounds and gift shop were nice, the facilities were clean and the staff very helpful and nice. Camille, our guide...

    - Phil

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