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Whitney Plantation Museum

Whitney Plantation Museum Tours and Activities

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The Whitney Plantation was one of the most infamous plantation estates in Louisiana, having housed some 60 slaves between 1819 and 1860. Today, the site serves as one of the only slavery memorial museums in the United States, having opened in 2014. Through original period buildings, art exhibits, and first-person narratives, visitors can gain an understanding of the lives of slaves in 19th-century America.

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5099 LA-18, Wallace, Louisiana
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Whitney Plantation Tour

Whitney Plantation Tour

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Visit the Whitney Plantation Museum, a former indigo and sugar plantation on the River Road now dedicated to promoting an understanding of slavery in Louisiana. Learn about the realities of plantation life through museum exhibits and recorded narratives as you explore the restored structures and historical slave cabins. Download the Whitney Plantation app for the self-guided tour of Whitney Plantation Museum.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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 Whitney Plantation Tour with Transportation

Whitney Plantation Tour with Transportation

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Discover more of Louisiana on a small-group half-day tour to the Whitney Plantation from New Orleans. Ride by minivan past the marshes of Lake Pontchartrain and along River Road, passing filming locations for the popular TV series ‘Queen Sugar’ and other productions. Then, join a guided tour of the Whitney Plantation and learn about the history of the enslaved and free people who once lived on the plantation.
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  • 5 hours
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Whitney Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo

Whitney Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo

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This is a half day tour of the Whitney Plantation and a Tour of the Louisiana swamp, by Air Boat or Covered Tour boat, travelers choice
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery and St. Joseph Plantation Tour

Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery and St. Joseph Plantation Tour

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Delve into the history of slavery and the plantations of Louisiana on this small-group tour from New Orleans. Drive past Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River to the Whitney Plantation’s Louisiana Museum of Slavery. Learn about the lives of the enslaved people who worked there and on plantations throughout the South during a tour of the museum and restored buildings. Next, head to the Creole-style St Joseph Plantation for a tour of the working sugar plantation where the movie ’12 Years A Slave’ was filmed.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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The History of Slavery in Louisiana Tour

The History of Slavery in Louisiana Tour

Take a deep dive into the history of the slave trade in Louisiana with this guided tour. Booking a private tour means you'll get personalized attention and be able to move at your own pace, asking plenty of questions along the way. Explore the Whitney Plantation, active in the 17th and 18th centuries, with your guide discussing the human costs, economic effects, and the abolitionist movements.
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  • 4 hours
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Private Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery, and St Joseph Plantation Tour

Private Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery, and St Joseph Plantation Tour

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This is a small narrated private tour by van, for groups of up to 12 travelers. At Whitney Plantation's Louisiana Museum of Slavery, see the harsh realities and raw historical facts of a dark side of American history. The slave narratives and artwork recreate the world of a pre-Civil War southern sugar plantation and memorial in honor of the lives of the enslaved people who toiled there. A short ride through sugar cane fields leads to St. Joseph Plantation, a Creole style family-owned working sugar cane plantation. Family members give a relaxed, intimate tour of their ancestral home and dependencies (including original slave cabins).
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Oak Alley Private Tour With Lunch

Oak Alley Private Tour With Lunch

This is a private tour with up to 12 passengers. You will have the chance to spend an afternoon exploring some of the most visited plantations in America, and be enlightened by a host of other attractions along the way. including a brief history lesson on Louisiana Swamp water ways and Bayous.
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  • 5 hours
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Whitney Plantation Museum can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 7 Whitney Plantation Museum tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Whitney Plantation Museum 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Whitney Plantation Museum costs USD 69.00. Guided Whitney Plantation Museum tours start around USD 69.00 per person. See all 7 Whitney Plantation Museum tickets and tours on Viator.
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