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Kent Plantation House

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3601 Bayou Rapides Rd, Alexandria, LA 71303-3629
+1 318-487-5998
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Touring plantation houses though representing a solemn time of our past are enlightening. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda H
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Liberty Hill, Texas
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While in Alexandria we decided to check out Kent Plantation House. We visited on a Monday and had a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Price_2006
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Mount Vernon, IL
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3601 Bayou Rapides Rd, Alexandria, LA 71303-3629
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Touring plantation houses though representing a solemn time of our past are enlightening. The finger prints on the bricks, the marks on the hand crafted wood, .. reminds us of the talent and a lasting memory of those who did these handicrafts. And I enjoyed...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While in Alexandria we decided to check out Kent Plantation House. We visited on a Monday and had a very nice tour of the house and grounds and we're able to ask lots of questions without feeling rushed by our tour guides. Miss Sandy was...More

Thank Price_2006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few old building were interesting but not a lot to see. It is worth a side trip to walk around and check it and you can do in less than an hour. What they do have is interesting and educational. It gives you the...More

Thank Ernie M
Reviewed April 19, 2017

One of the oldest plantations in central Louisiana is the Kent plantation and site. Also on the site are numerous dependencies. Slave cabins, kitchen, barn and a sugar processing area to name a few. The tour of the house and grounds was excellent. The tour...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed March 17, 2017

Beautiful place. Lovely garden - tasty too! You can feel the affection the locals hold for this jewel! Too bad they must fight so hard for state funding. Invaluable tool for students and tourists. Don't miss a looky-loo! We have visited Kent House many times...More

Thank verywelltravelled407
Reviewed March 15, 2017

My wife and I have visited most of the celebrated plantation houses in the Old South, from Nottoway to Oak Alley to Destrehan to Monmouth to Stanton Hall to Gaineswood to Madewood, but we've never experienced a more comprehensive guided tour of an antebellum property...More

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Reviewed March 13, 2017

Wife and I went for one of their many special "days". Herb Day or whatever, they have several throughout the year. Sugar days spring planting day Etc. Beautiful plantation house and grounds with out buildings and stories. Easy access in town of Alexandria on the...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the history of the Kent Plantation. Went on the guided tour and the docent was knowledgeable but it was lacking something in the presentation or maybe it was the lackluster group we were on the tour with not sure. The grounds were pretty and...More

Thank JLGlenn
Reviewed February 23, 2017

Really enjoyed our tour. The guides were so friendly and informative. We were there for almos two hours. Took the tour of the grounds and the house. Would recommend to any history lovers. There were school group tours going on. Kids seemed very attentive and...More

Thank bandit
Reviewed February 9, 2017

This is an excellent historical plantation home to see. The guides are so knowledgeable and interesting. A perfect way to spend an afternoon.

Thank Becky C
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