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Oak Alley Plantation

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Address: 3645 Hwy. 18, Vacherie, LA 70090
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+1 800-442-5539
09:00 - 17:00
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Built in 1839, this plantation survived the Civil War.

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Breathtaking view!

Beautiful plantation house and slave quarter exhibition. Staff was friendly and helpful. Take as many pictures as you like. Thin shell pecans originated here by one of slaves, of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Quad Cities, Illinois
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Quad Cities, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful plantation house and slave quarter exhibition. Staff was friendly and helpful. Take as many pictures as you like. Thin shell pecans originated here by one of slaves, of course he didn't receive credit for it.

Thank BBQueen52
Grobbendonk, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Oak Alley is famous. I knew it from several movies so I was very exited to go. It combines the elements of some other plantations (the oaks from Wormsloe - although without Spanish moss, and a beautiful house and slave cabins like at Boone). Oak Alley is bigger and more accommodating for tourists than the two above ( restaurants, guides,... More 

1 Thank Isabelle-leesveel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in one of that cabins and went on the tour of the home. I can not say enough great things about our experience. The cabin was so quaint and probably the cleanest place we've ever stayed. Grounds are beautiful. The tour guide was extremely informative. We ate dinner in our cabin, it was wonderful. The restaurant had great... More 

1 Thank talawyer
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The property is well-kept, the oaks are beautiful, there are lots and lots of tourists. But maybe--JUST MAYBE--you should tell your tour guides not to say "Oh, we don't talk about slavery here in the main house because there's an exhibit out back." NO. You don't get to do that. You don't get to say "And here's the dining room,... More 

2 Thank Juvy S
Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very well maintained Plantation home near New Orleans. It was very educational and informative. Lots to see in the main home, as well as various exhibits on the property. It also has a nice gift shop at the back of the property. A must see if you are in the New Orleans area!!

Thank Jamie B
Letchworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really exceptional anti-bellum house and former plantation, mixing the beauty of the house and location with the horror of the slave trade that fueled it's wealth. Guides in period Scarlett O' Hara dresses do a great job.

Thank annonymous1961
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oak Alley is absolutely the most beautiful plantation in the South! The gorgeous oaks and beautiful French Creole architecture make it such a nice place to visit. It is full of history and is a great place to spend a nice Spring day at. I recommend it to anyone interested in Louisiana/Antebellum/French history! The best place on Earth!

Thank Jill C
central CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I toured this with my family including school-age children. There are a number of things to see on the grounds, including displays on the civil war, sugar production, and especially the lives of the plantation slaves. The grounds and house are very pretty. To see the house, you must line up for a tour, which takes 45 minutes and gives... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous. We spent some time walking around the plantation and taking pictures. The tour inside the house was interesting but crowded. The restaurant there had some delicious food too. It's kind of far from downtown so rent a car or take a tour with transportation.

Thank Chiao-Yu T
Wentworth Point
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was so impressed with LAURA Creole Plantation which is the only original Plantation and kept in original state. It takes you back to what the slaves endured at this time but slaves on this Plantation were treated well and workers continued to live in till 1977. Fantastic American history and brought to life by our tour lady. A must see... More 

Thank Suzanne S

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