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Kent Plantation House

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Address: 3601 Bayou Rapides Rd, Alexandria, LA 71303-3629
Phone Number: 3184875998
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Kent House a time in the past

The Kent House is in Alexandria, Louisiana. When you walk on the grounds it is as if you walk back into time. The House is beautiful and the grounds are even more beautiful, if... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Glenmora, Louisiana
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Glenmora, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kent House is in Alexandria, Louisiana. When you walk on the grounds it is as if you walk back into time. The House is beautiful and the grounds are even more beautiful, if possible. The attendance are dressed in the proper time period. There are tours that you can take of the Main House and shops. In October the... More 

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Grayson, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so pleasantly surprised when I visited Kent House Plantation. I had heard of it for years but never toured. I love touring southern antebellum plantations. Kent House is well worth the visit. We had a great tour guide of the house and the grounds. We had a very informative lesson on cane sugar processing. Many local schools take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit. Lots to see. Lots of history. Children really enjoyed it as well. Will definitely return.

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Tioga, La
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

The little plantation that's located in the middle of town close to everything. I definitely recommend checking on their website before visiting. They have all sorts of different events throughout the year. Sugar Day, Bug Day, Herb Day, Le Tour De Bicycle just to name a few. I've never toured the inside but I'm sure it's worth it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We had some time after a couple ball games that I took my 15 yo son to the plantation. I think it's great for them to get exposed to historical venues. Took approx an hour and it kept his interest for most of the time. Staff was very knowledgeable and informative.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Our tour guides were Rachelle and Kristen! The were very knowledgeable and pleasant! The visit was very educational! well worth the visit. Thanks🌻

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Longview, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Such a wonderful home. The guys were really nice and very knowledgeable. Really glad we stopped. Air conditioning was out when we were there so it was kind of hot but gave you the authentic feel of how it must have been back in the day.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

1795-1800 built house of a middle-class plantation owner. Replicas of outbuildings. All of it very interesting if you like history. Excellent docents in costume. Takes about 2 hours to do the tour and walk around. In the city. They have special events - like blacksmithing and cooking at different times of the year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

If you ever find yourself in Alexandria, LA (or even nearby) do not miss out on this stop. I'm from LA and have toured many plantations. Kent is one of the best. The grounds and house are beautiful but the guides and outside buildings help set it apart from others. Not only were the guides very, very knowledgeable but they... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

We visited the Kent House Plantation which includes a tour of the Creole Style Home and Grounds. Ann, our tour guide was quite informed on the history and items in the home. We had a seperate tour guide for multiple buildings on the site. It's quite a bargain considering the tour guides spent 1 hour on the home and 1... More 

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