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San Francisco Plantation

2646 Hwy. 44, Garyville, LA 70051-0950
+1 985-535-2341
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“oil company” (16 reviews)
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2646 Hwy. 44, Garyville, LA 70051-0950
+1 985-535-2341
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited seven plantations in three days along both sides of the Mississippi, and this was one of the loveliest. Behind its pretty, blue-trimmed exterior lie beautifully decorated rooms full of well-kept period furniture. The ceiling paintings are particularly impressive. Our tour guide, a young...More

Thank Fastenyourbelt
Reviewed 23 August 2017

My daughter and I Did this on the city pass for New Orleans. Went to one other plantation and this one was the best. The front grand entrance it was destroyed years ago but it did not take away the luster of the inside of...More

3  Thank Tammy F
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We learned a lot about the family and the furnishings. Our guide had learned her material but her presentation was flat and devoid of personality. She rudely told me I could not wait in the entry while my husband bought tickets at the gift shop....More

Thank Gammadearest
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Beautiful mansion, very good tour, knowledgeable guide, slave cabins on property to view, rich history - really worth a visit.

Thank Adriana V
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is a very unique home. Our tour guide, I feel horrible that I can't remember her name, was an older lady who was very knowledgeable about New Orleans and the area. She had actually done some research about the San Francisco Plantation, and has...More

1  Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The home is very pretty and unique for Plantations in this area! My mother, my 17 year old daughter, and myself visited several plantations on River Rd. today. We were greeted with very friendly staff and excited to explore on the 10:00 AM tour of...More

1  Thank AllyMorris
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I visited here with my 14 yr old son as part of a trip to see as many plantations as we could in 2 days! My son said this one was his favorite! I think that had a lot to do with our tour guide,...More

3  Thank Donald G
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I were here last week, and took the guided tour. The docent was great, and the home beautiful. Such unique style! The home is practically on the road, and has oil tanks in the background which leant a view of old and...More

2  Thank JustUs89
Reviewed 18 May 2017

San Francisco Plantation is unique to the River Road plantations in its design and "modern" innovations--including inside running water. The history of the family who built the plantation is fascinating. The original and restored hand-painted ceilings are beautiful and what a front porch! Old photographs...More

3  Thank TGibbons3
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We were blessed with a beautiful day for our tour and a wonderful tour guide named Destiney. We enjoyed our tour with all the historical information about the previous owners, current owners and all the details of each roon

2  Thank tobyfan12017
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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
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.
19 December 2014|
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