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Address: 11788 Highway 965, Saint Francisville, LA 70775
Phone Number: 225-635-3739
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Girls Day Trip

Beautiful grounds. You should also tour the Oakley house which is on the grounds. The house is a guided tour, and the grounds you do on your own. Beware of the Peacocks!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Beautiful grounds. You should also tour the Oakley house which is on the grounds. The house is a guided tour, and the grounds you do on your own. Beware of the Peacocks!

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Riverside, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The guide was excellent and informative and the grounds are beautiful. A must see if you want a plantation home in an older style that some of the others in the area.

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Waco, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Great plantation with a great story but as always, park rangers make poor historians.get info from books and triple the pleasure of this house and grounds. Avoid looking female park ranger directly in her eyes for she must be a very unhappy and angry person.apperently, you become a tour guide to avoid being sent to prison or the gallows. Im... More 

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South Park
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We stopped for breakfast on our way to the Myrtles. Great Old fashioned home made breakfast!!! If your looking for a fancy atmosphere this isnt your place. But if you want nice folks, happy locals, a quaint weathered atmosphere, and great food at a very cheap price then go here. We loved it!!!

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Alexandria, Louisiana
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Enjoyed the tour. The guide was very knowledgeable. Enjoyed the story about James Audubon and all of his work displayed throughout the house. House is a West Indies style and a bit more rustic then the classic Greek revival of most plantations. If you like history, then visit Oakley!

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Humble, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

There was plenty to see, even with the main house closed. Slave quarters, a separate building with Museum, gardens and tool house

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United States
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33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

For those who plan on visiting for the first time, please note that Oakley Plantation is within the Audoban State Historical Site. They are listed separately on tripadvisor as if they were individual attractions.

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Vonore, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We went to tour Oakley Plantation for its own history but also to see the museum. Audubon stayed at Oakley only a few months but painted over 30 birds while there with his assistant, over 1/8 of the total in his book of birds of North America. There are many first editions on display, all in elephant folio size. There... More 

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New Orleans, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Docent gave a wonderful tour. Beautiful old home with lots of history. Lovely grounds with lots to see. Nice little museum too.

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tchrs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

This place has a wonderful exhibit on the history of the property and of when Audubon stayed there almost 200 years ago. Very nice museum and helpful staff. Good for families of all ages. There is a small fee.

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