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San Francisco Plantation

2646 Hwy. 44, Garyville, LA 70051-0950
+1 985-535-2341
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Eclectic Home and Tour

This is a unique plantation style home, with grounds that are not quite as grand as their likely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
vancouvergirl
,
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
Enjoyed the voice characters of Dudley the Tour Guide

A stop at San Francisco Plantation is worth your time. Admission is slightly high at $20 but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ssparlin
,
Grants Pass, Oregon
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“oil company” (17 reviews)
“oak alley” (22 reviews)
LOCATION
2646 Hwy. 44, Garyville, LA 70051-0950
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+1 985-535-2341
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"oil company"
in 17 reviews
"oak alley"
in 22 reviews
"interesting house"
in 6 reviews
"our tour guide"
in 25 reviews
"oil refinery"
in 4 reviews
"ceiling paintings"
in 3 reviews
"slave quarter"
in 3 reviews
"dressed in period costume"
in 3 reviews
"slave cabins"
in 7 reviews
"excellent guide"
in 3 reviews
"aaa discount"
in 3 reviews
"new orleans"
in 25 reviews
"interesting history"
in 7 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 5 reviews
"family history"
in 3 reviews
"nice place to visit"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful building"
in 3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a unique plantation style home, with grounds that are not quite as grand as their likely former glory. Dudley, the tour guide, is a unique individual, who was committed to giving his own style of tour, complete with role playing and audience participation....More

1  Thank vancouvergirl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A stop at San Francisco Plantation is worth your time. Admission is slightly high at $20 but Dudley, our animated tour guide, made for a very entertaining 90 minute guided tour. It all begins with Dudley ringing the bell to announce that the tour is...More

1  Thank ssparlin
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To be fair, we didn't go inside the house. It looks beautiful from the photos, but it's not that attractive in real life. It looks quite sad sat in the middle of an enormous oil refinery, some of the pipes go across the road. The...More

Thank Christine N
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This home is unique in its history and in its looks! Built to resemble a steamboat . This was my second time to tour this home. It has several unique items that I haven't seen at other plantation homes. Our tour guide, Phyllis, was awesome....More

1  Thank Donald G
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

We had the pleasure of being guided through this Plantation House by a wonderful docent, Janice. It was an extremely rainy day outside, but inside it was all sunny thanks to her. She is extremely knowledgeable about not only the house itself, but having grown...More

1  Thank grinderMidwest
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Enjoyed the tour inside and out. Slave cabins very interesting. Restored using oil company money.....interesting.

Thank JohnandJaneS
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Although it is surrounded by oil tanks, it is a 7 acre haven to see the plantation period of the area. The building inside and out has been meticulously restored and our guide, Phyllis, did a masterful job of guiding our group of 5 into...More

Thank dsj5777
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

not one piece of original furniture or objects, tho not the fault of current owners...everything prob. stolen by yankees. very unusual water system. Docents were not very knowledgeable .....only their memorized script.

2  Thank Penny R
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We made the visit on a dreary, cold day. There’s not much left of this plantation but the manor house. However, considering it was practically left in ruins and abandoned for years, it’s amazing it’s as intact as it is. Our guide was Gabriella and...More

Thank LeadFoot2014
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

This plantation and the surrounding area is not as well kept as other plantations, but is a worthwhile stop. The fee is $20 per person and the ability to walk into the small cabins where showing how much people we bought for was a sight...More

Thank JDSoui
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Magen J
30 March 2017|
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Response from Dianne J | Reviewed this property |
About an hour just in the house. You can walk around the grounds and see the school house that was brought there that is authentic to the time and era and an existing house where workers would have stayed. You can do this on... More
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bvb10
31 August 2015|
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Response from cathy h | Reviewed this property |
Photos are officially not allowed...although my guide allowed them as long as we kept her out of our photos.
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dixiebiloxi
19 December 2014|
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Response from San Francisco P | Property representative |
We don't have a senior discount. Our 2014 ticket prices are: $15.00 per adult $10.00 per child (ages 7-17) $14.00 for AAA members or Military Children 6 and under are free
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