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Address: 11788 Highway 965, Saint Francisville, LA 70775
Phone Number: 225-635-3739
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need to see this for sure

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Waco, Texas
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13 reviews
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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 4 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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11 reviews
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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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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136 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 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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301 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 701 helpful votes
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 113 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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shanghai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
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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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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Address: Address: 11788 Highway 965, Saint Francisville, LA 70775
Phone Number: 225-635-3739
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Saint Francisville
Open Hours:
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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