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Oakley Plantation

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Saint Francisville, LA
+1 225-635-3739
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This was a unique property in that it had experienced many renovations and additions over the... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
FRED W
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Plantation

Great place to visit the tour guides are very informative lots to see the oak tree lane is... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2017
bamnort
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“federal style” (2 reviews)
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Saint Francisville, LA
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+1 225-635-3739
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

This was a unique property in that it had experienced many renovations and additions over the years and owners. Enjoyed the true southern sleeping porch, as I remember them growing up in the south. The movie in the visitor center was informative. The grounds in...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit the tour guides are very informative lots to see the oak tree lane is beautiful would of went to just see that

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Reviewed May 2, 2017

We were lucky to see this as they were closing for a few months for some essential repairs. It was a sunny day and we got there not long after it opened at 9:00am, the grounds are fantastic to walk about in, you might even...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

The Oakley House is closed for nine months to a year for lead abatement of the paint on the outside. If you were to get close enough to see it, all you would see was a white tarp. Call before you go to make sure...More

1  Thank C. C
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

When touring St. Francisville you must stop in and take a tour of the Oakley Plantation. It is not too far from downtown St. Francisville and well worth your time. You can learn a little about Audubon's time in St. Francisville.

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Reviewed March 8, 2017

The museum and tour are a wonderful introduction to plantation life in Antebellum Louisiana . Well worth a visit.

Thank Henry R
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Reviewed March 5, 2017

Unique Caribbean-style plantation home built in 1801. Decorated to this period, so it lacks the opulence you see in a Rosedown or Nottoway Plantation mansion, but it's so interesting and lovely in it's own way. Loved the sleeping porch with it's breeze, the unique foot...More

Thank cynlynn
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Reviewed February 27, 2017

We found this plantation very interesting as it is not ornate, but very practical in design. Tour was interesting, yet, our guide did not seem to welcome questions - she was knowledgeable, but maybe just having an 'off' day. We found the porch on the...More

Thank Cindy R
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Reviewed January 31, 2017

If you are expecting a "Gone With the Wind" type of plantation, then this is not it. If you want a historically accurate plantation then this is a must see! I do advise anyone who goes and sees it in the winter months to dress...More

Thank Julie K
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Reviewed January 6, 2017

This was the first Plantation that I ever visited. The tour guide knew her history about the plantation.

Thank 61kay2017
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Paula E
July 14, 2016|
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Response from Hortman55 | Reviewed this property |
9 am to 5 pm
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MargeBarnes_63
June 3, 2015|
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Response from bloomquis0t | Reviewed this property |
It was $8. 62 and over are $6. The tour itself was about 40mins. You can explore the grounds and museum on your own.
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