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Oak Alley Plantation

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Address: 3645 Highway 18, Vacherie, LA 70090-7079
Phone Number: 800-442-5539
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Built in 1839, this plantation survived the Civil War.

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Beautiful house, awful history

The guides at Oak Alley are very welcoming and knowledgeable. They wear large hooped skirt dresses to add to the 'Gone with the Wind' look. My criticism of Oak Alley is that there... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The guides at Oak Alley are very welcoming and knowledgeable. They wear large hooped skirt dresses to add to the 'Gone with the Wind' look. My criticism of Oak Alley is that there was a lot of focus on the family who paid for the plantation house to be built and their history. But the slaves who actually built everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was very informative and a pleasant tour with Janice. Very proper, professional and we'll spoken throughout the entire tour. The grounds are gorgeous and absolutely worth the visit. The mint Julipdrinks are a must have , incredibly delicious. But watch out one is enough. Enjoy😉

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Thank Theresa C
Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is like stepping back in time. The guides and exhibits are very informative. The grounds are breathtaking. Seriously pictures don't do this place justice. Oak Alley was one of the highlights of my trip to Louisiana. There is also a restaurant/bar and gift shop on site. Well worth the time and money to tour, don't miss this one!

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Thank km_berkstresser
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited this plantation right after we visited Laura Plantations. While Laura Plantation is more of a working plantation, Oak Alley Plantation is more of a residential plantation of the owners. This is apparent from its magnificent oak alley and lavish interiors. According to our tour guide, this place frequently appeared in movie settings and is often rented out nowadays... More 

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Thank rex8888
london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This property is awaking. Thanks to the generosity of the last owner is not a non profit organisation which are going to preserve the house. You start with the reconstructed slave quarters and find out about their hard life on the plantation. You then go to the house where every half hour there is a guided tour. The inside had... More 

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Thank Melanie M
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I came here on a combination tour that also visited Laura plantation. It was good to combine the two plantations as they are very different. Oak Alley is the prettier of the two with the highlight being the 300 year old oak trees. But its also more crowded and the house tour we went on had about 50 people. So... More 

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Ajax, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just an excellent portrayal of the way I believe life was on a plantation before the Civil War. The House, the grounds and the 300 yr old oak trees are spectacular and then there's what is out back...the slave quarters (which I'm sure didn't look that good in their day ) - 2 contrasting worlds on one property......the history is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this tour along with the Laura Plantation and swamp tour. Compared to what other reviewers have written on the Oak Alley Plantation, we missed a ton. Our tour was about 45 minutes and then there was a quick break and off on the bus we went. We did not get to see the slave quarter exhibit. There just... More 

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Springville, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading descriptions of 10 or so plantations, my wife chose this one because it had reconstructions of the slave buildings as well. The stories of individual slaves made the exhibit more interesting. Our guide through the house was over-the-top informative on the history of the mansion. The view from the river of the 800 feet of oaks framing the... More 

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Thank Kelly G
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst staying at Oak Alley Plantation, I took the tour of the Plantation house. The guide was very interesting and made all guests experience a real feeling of days past. The view from upstairs looking towards the highway was worth the money for the tour. A small group made it more pleasant.

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