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Plan Your Visit

Plan your visit to TripAdvisor's #1 Tour on the River Road!

Your fully guided experience includes:

  • A tour based on Laura Locoul Gore's "Memories of the Old Plantation Home" and archival documents from the United States and France. 
  • A visit inside the Big House, its raised basement and galleries, men's and women's parlors, service rooms and common rooms.
  • A walk through the 200-year-old sugar plantation homestead, including 3 gardens: Jardin Français, the kitchen potager & BananaLand grove. On the grounds are 12 buildings on the National Register, including animal barns, overseers' cottages and the 1829 Maison de Reprise.
  • A visit inside one of the authentic 1840s slave cabins, where the ancient west-African tales of Compair Lapin, better known in English as "Br'er Rabbit," were recorded. 
  • A self-guided tour of the newly opened museum exhibit, "From the Big House to Quarters: Slavery on Laura Plantation."
  • Free parking and entrance to the Laura Plantation Store. 

Group Rates and Specialty Themed Tours are available daily by reservation.

Laura stands in the heart of New Orleans Plantation Country. While in the area, enjoy our neighboring attractions and accommodations.