We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 4649 Highway 18, Edgard, LA 70049
Phone Number: 1 (888) 858-6877
Website
Today
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 98 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Great information from the tour guide

Its a shame the tour didnt last longer... it seemed to be over pretty quickly and although there were opportunities for photos... I wish that there had been more.. we certainly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 13, 2015
SSuarez
,
Mexico
Add Photo Write a Review

98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Mexico
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Its a shame the tour didnt last longer... it seemed to be over pretty quickly and although there were opportunities for photos... I wish that there had been more.. we certainly didnt feel welcome to stick around or wander. The tour guide said she had been there for 16 years... she had lots of information and seemed to genuinely love... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brooklyn, New York
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I have toured three of the plantations along the River Road, and found this to be the most interesting of the three. To start off, it isn't as widely visited as the others, which makes for a nice experience. The twin staircases in front of the house are impressive and while the house is not huge, it is lovely inside.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Waco,ky
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

So glad we chose Evergreen. Guide gave very detailed history of the area. We did not feel a tour of another plantation was necessary. We left thinking like we had received a taste of reality, as it was then.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I took the 11:30 tour on April 15th. The grounds are great but my tour guide was 'meh. I attended the tour with my friend who is visually impaired. As we entered the kitchen, the tour guide stated that the kitchen had artifacts that are of a German arts nature. My friend asked for a description and the tour guide's... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Alexandria, Virginia
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
26 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We had an absolutely wonderful experience at Evergreen, and if you only have time for one or two plantation visits, make sure this is one of them! I'm a huge history buff and have visited many historic homes and plantations over the years, and this stood out as one of the very best I've ever seen. First, Evergreen is not... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Privately owned, working sugar plantation. A fasinating history lesson that included the history of the architecture and building of the main house as well as the slave cabins.Tour guide was knowledgable and moved through the main house and the grounds at a slow enough pace to take photos and keep up with her. Tour guide was able to talk about... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is my third plantation visit. I am amazed at the rich history of Louisiana. I highly recommend visiting these rich historical landmarks. Evergreen Plantation is known for its original slave quarters. A must see!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Beautiful grounds but you get yelled at if you try to walk around and look at them. Was even told I couldn't walk about 50 yards away to look at orange trees because there wasn't time, but she had time to remain and chat.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This was my first visit to a Plantation and I wasn't quite sure what to expect. What I found was a family that has preserved the plantation for the purpose of educating the public about it's history complimented by a very well informed and entertaining tour guide who really knows her history of both the plantation and the region. You'll... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Very interesting presentation of plantation history. History of ownership and slavery. The guide was very knowledgeable, answered numerous questions. Get there earlier to go through the exposition in the tour reception building. I did not expect to see that two centuries ago slaves lived in better conditions than my highly educated professional parents and I did for the first 15... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Been to Evergreen Plantation? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Evergreen Plantation and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Evergreen Plantation staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?