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Historical Plantation House Tour at Ardoyne Plantation

Schriever, United States
  • 1 hour (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Considered one of the largest and most elaborate example of rural Victorian Gothic architecture in Louisiana, the Ardoyne Plantation has a storied past. With this guided tour, you gain access to the home, which is still lived in by descendants of the original owner today. As you walk through grand rooms with cove-molded ceilings and other unique architectural details, your guide shares stories of six generations of life in the Ardoyne Plantation.
  • Tour the Ardoyne Plantation, a stunning Victorian Gothic home
  • House is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Learn about the history of the plantation home through six generations
  • Group and bus tours welcome with advanced phone booking

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • Transportation to and from attraction
  • Food and drinks
  • Guide gratuities

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • Ardoyne Plantation, 2678 LA-311 bldg 1, Schriever, LA 70395, USA

Return Details

This activity will end right where it started.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Good walking shoes suggested
  • A portion of the tour takes place outdoors
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Wheelchairs/strollers OK on first floor once up 5 steps. Ramp is currently under repair.
  • 2nd floor only accessible by climbing 28 steps.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Historical Plantation House Tour at Ardoyne Plantation?

A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas

Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Historical Plantation House Tour at Ardoyne Plantation?

A:The policies on sanitization are:
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Historical Plantation House Tour at Ardoyne Plantation?

A:The policy on social distancing is:
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Historical Plantation House Tour at Ardoyne Plantation?

A:The policies on staff health & safety are:
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff

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Owner was very...
Cara_G, Mar 2021
Owner was very knowledgeable about the family history of the home and furnishings. 10/10 recommend visiting.
Unique house with great tour
Jim_R, Jan 2021
Loved the history of the family, and the beauty of the wood work inside the house. Our guide was fantastic. Not your usual plantation tour. She gave it more of a personal touch since she lives there and part of the family.
Absolutely beautiful!
Tina_M, Jan 2021
Susan was wonderful, the family plantation is Beautiful! I will definitely be back next time I'm through that area.
Informative experience
Thomas_A, Dec 2020
Tour guide who was also the owner spent extra time with us to give us a wonderful and informative tour. The history of the house was fascinating.
Would definitely recommend!
India_C, Nov 2020
Wonderful home. Fantastic tour. We loved being able to learn about the history of the home, and hearing all of the little stories passed down through the family.
Learning about your Hometown
Abigail_M, Nov 2020
Looking at all of the books and my brother was very freaked out during the tour. That was very funny to watch. I learned a lot about my hometown during the tour that i did not know about.
Cool house
Ardith_S, Jul 2020
Beautiful home. Informative tour. Granddaughter likes the convertible high chair and china. Grandson liked the office. We all loved the folk lore. Just a cool house says a Grandchild. Thank you for sharing your home.
Beautiful plantation
DAMA_B, Feb 2020
Beautiful plantation home & trees. The tour was very informative as well. My sister & I took our mother for her birthday.
Historical Jewel
tdurness, Feb 2020
A beautiful Victorian Gothic ancestral home with six generations of family history. Step back in time with original lighting fixtures, furniture, china, plus so much more. Highly recommended!
Beautiful Home!
katnjoeheller, Nov 2019
I am so glad that the family has opened their home to share their story and history with us. The lady of the house gave the tour, and was very kind and personable. The plantation, furniture, and history are amazing!
We enjoyed touring this beautiful...
Larry_T, Jan 2018
We enjoyed touring this beautiful, historic, gothic home. Susan met us on the porch to begin the tour. She resides there with her family, who are the 6th generation to own this home. Many interesting antiques in the home, and Susan shares the history of them. It was a beautiful home to see and they have tried to keep it as original as possible. We enjoyed walking the grounds too. It used to be a sugarcane plantation. Susan was a wonderful hostess and tour guide. Very friendly, knowledgeable, and eager to share the family and the homes history.

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