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Address: 4250 Highway 308, Napoleonville, LA 70390
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+1 800-375-7151

You can tour this antebellum plantation and its beautiful grounds, or stay...

You can tour this antebellum plantation and its beautiful grounds, or stay overnight.

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A Taste of the Old Days

Located in sleepy Napoleonville, La. this plantation house is nicely maintained and has beautiful grounds to walk thru. The house itself is very well kept and looks just like it... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Located in sleepy Napoleonville, La. this plantation house is nicely maintained and has beautiful grounds to walk thru. The house itself is very well kept and looks just like it must have way back in the day. Great get away as a B&B. Also on the property are other older Cajun style buildings that you can rent for special occasions,... More 

Thank J A
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31 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We took a tour today of Madewood and it was charming and beautiful. It's so nice to see an old plantation home back to its former glory. It was especially neat for me as this is a home was purchased by my descendants in the 1800's. Special thanks to the Marshall family who purchased it in the 1960's and restored... More 

1 Thank Rory72
Middlebury, Vermont
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2016

Coming from the North, we came with eyes wide open. We listened; experienced; and learned. The three people we met, each contributed their take of life on the plantation. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. It was an experience like no other, we were not disappointed. Keith, the owner is a very kind and knowledgeable man, with intelligence, wit and southern... More 

Thank Patricia L
Eagle, Nebraska
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138 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Madewood is one of the largest plantations in Louisiana. It is a bed and breakfast that also gives tours. We did not stay there, but the tour was very interesting. T he furnishings of the house and style are very rich in beauty and history. It is our hobby to visit antebellum plantations and I will say, Madewood is a... More 

Thank Dennis B
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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67 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

You will need to go to Napoleonville,La.to see this attraction.It is off the side of the road and usually has someone to show you around.

Thank 676barbara
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43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

Madewood Plantation faces Bayou Lafourche was was built by the Pugh Family along with its sister Plantation Woodlawn( now in ruins) . It has elegant furniture, the dining room is beautiful and the rooms of the house are filled with elegant furnishing. In the sugar cane fields near the plantation is a grave and stone of a governess who died... More 

Thank jtinsley
The Woodlands, Texas
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2014

A wonderful experience as this plantation home is beautiful with priceless antiques and a lovely staff. This home takes you back in time which is such a blessing. We attended a wedding reception and stayed in the Mansion bedroom. The food was delicious southern food. I am so grateful to Mr. Keith Marshall for maintaining this beautiful piece of history.

2 Thank Stella N
Shreveport, Louisiana
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43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2014

We went for a tour of Madewood and lunch on a tour from the Acadian Cultural Center after hearing how beautiful Madewood is. I was shocked right away that we couldn't even enter (and we WERE locked out) without walking over and around many, many fire ant hills. That and the uneven ground is dangerous, especially for people from out... More 

2 Thank DowntheBayou1
Raleigh, North Carolina
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2014

I've been scheming to get back to the NO/Baton Rouge area just to have op for even one night at Madewood. A dreamy experience, with owners/staff making our days there a magical experience. No detail overlooked. Very upscale, but very unstuffy. Friends have been there since, and verify it is remains as perfect an experience as you'd even want.

3 Thank Molly U
Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
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137 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013

The complete package was nice. We stayed in the Mystery Ladies room. We enjoyed our formal dinner and met some wonderful people that we hope to stay in touch with. We also had a nice breakfast in the morning. I liked meeting Warren who works there and is 6th generation. He was born on the plantation and at age 14... More 

2 Thank msfigment

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