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Audubon State Historic Site

11788 Highway 965, Saint Francisville, LA 70775
225-635-3739
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New Orleans, LA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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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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shanghai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The plantation grounds are beautiful, even in cold weather in the middle of winter. The plantation house is interesting and while we were there a group were re in acting some parts of the American War of Independence, but the English hadn't turned up! It was still fun though as they were letting of cannons (very very noisy) and various... More

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Great place to stop. I is a beautiful place with alot of history. They offer tours almost every day. Worth checking out.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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28 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

Husband and I visited during "Jane Austen" celebration. We paid 1/2 price and got twice as much more personalized info as we would have during normal tours. The grounds seem to be overgrown and there weren't any farm animals. I assumed this was due to Louisiana heat. As we entere each room a tour guide, dressed in Jane Austen time... More

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Lincoln, NE
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Admission price only $4 but free for those over 62!! Lovely house with some of the furishing that actually belonged to the family. A bed that Audubon slept in Origional Audubon prints hanging on the walls. Tours of the house are on the hour and worth the price just to get the educational benifit let alone see how things looked... More

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globeseeker007
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

There is an interesting museum where you purchase your ticket. Following this you can tour the Oakley home and wander around the rest of the buildings. Audubon only spent 3 or 4 months here tutoring one of the Oakley children but I guess they had to name the park after someone. Anyway, it's a nice park and worth a visit.

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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

This is my favorite place to go each December! Their Christmas in the Country candlelight tours are one the highlights of my year! While not one of the more ornate plantations, it's architecture is unique and their special events are wonderful! At Christmastime, candlelight tours, Christmas carols, hearth cooked food, costumed interpretors, period dancing!!! You don't want to miss it!!!

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Minden, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

Had a group of 21 motorcycle riders take a trip to the area for the weekend. Had a fun filled day and loved the Audubon history.

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Recently we had a kindergarten group here for a field trip and we had a great time. We had stations for the children to join in, like the kitchen cooking, playing with children's toys, etc. I have also been here and toured the home and walked around the park and had a picnic. We had a great time every time... More

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