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Shadows on the Teche

317 E Main Street, New Iberia, LA
318 369 6446
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Ranked #2 of 8 Attractions in New Iberia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Activities: Leisure education, Dining
Description: This restored and elegant Georgian mansion with its lovely gardens reflects the southern plantation lifestyle during the 1800s.
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English first
New Iberia, Louisiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The house was build by a family who made sugar from sugarcane. You can see sugar cane all over the parish. The tour is great and the people are very friendly. There is always something blooming in the garden! The pictures of the outside feel as if you have stepped back in time!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great to see how people use to live and most of all the history they have preserved. The ground are beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

All the history and facts were so interesting. I learned a lot of little known facts about Louisiana.

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DeRidder, Louisiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My husband and I took this tour and really enjoyed it. The guide was very informative and the grounds are beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We all enjoyed this tour very much! We meaning my husband, two 15 year olds, and 6 year old. The stair case entrance on the side was interesting and the history was great. My 6 year old still talks about this plantation home. The grounds were gorgeous and we'll maintained.

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Metairie, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The home is beautiful and is very accurate. Many of the items, while not original, were made to look like it did when Ms. Mary Moore owned it. Our tour guide was very friendly.

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Pineville, Louisiana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Very beautiful and well worth the time. The grounds were so gorgeous. I would have loved to have a picnic, or at least a glass of wine or cup of tea on the lawn. We took our two pre-teen grandsons and even they thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Had to pull them away from the bayou! All they needed was a... More

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Los Angeles, California
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014 via mobile

If you're in New Iberia this seems to be a highlight, but in truth it's only moderately interesting compared to other plantation home tours like Houmas House or Laura on the River Road. The house and grounds are a bit run down -- the guide complained about a lack of funds from the Preservation Society -- but they are fairly... More

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I have visited this Antebellum home many times. I always enjoy the tour and will probably do this one again if I'm ever in the area.

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We were not too thrilled about this and the $10 tour price reflected this. Normal plantation homes are $20. The location on Main street in New Iberia makes it easy to get too and also walk around town after the tour. The house was small. The visitor's center is opposite the home and our our guide was an older super-strict... More

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