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Go beyond the myths of the American South at Laura Plantation, where intimate, first-hand accounts explore the lives of four generations of one Louisiana Creole family, both free and enslaved. Laura’s new, permanent exhibit examines in biographical...more
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Beautiful grounds. It was very informative and the tour guide was a tall young man, short dark hair, very engaging, on 1/11 around 11am - wish I could recall his name -- but he was very good and had an awesome personality and wit! Very...More
From the start our guide/docent, Kyle, brought the Creole experience to life for us. The walk through the plantation building and grounds was made palpable with the stories and histories of the family and the times they lived in. A must see.
Katie our guide was an excellent speaker and extremely knowledgeable. We toured all parts and explanations about each area. Thanks for allowing picture taking. We did a second Plantation tour this day. Price was the same, we only had tour guide in the main house...More
Krystal, our guide, gave us an excellent tour including a really good look at how the plantation ran and all of the people involved. She explained the Creole history first and then the history of the family, who owned the property, and their problems and...More
Our guide, Kyle, seemed genuinely passionate about learning & teaching all about the history of the beautiful Laura plantation and it's previous owners.
He took us on a guided tour of the house and grounds and gave us a very full background on the history...More
Very interesting tour but it was a bit rushed. Wish they make the tour 15 minutes longer and the guide would be less rushed. We could actually have time to take it all in. Would be 5 stars if it wasnt for that
This is not your typical Plantation House, It was build by a Creole family and is very different in both style and color of house. Laura was also run by women in the family for 4 generations. large collection of family artifacts origional to a...More
Some places you can walk freely and others I would suggest the tour as you get to see so much more. Most of the plantations make you pay as they are all guided. Cemeteries some are free and others are tour only. For free you... More
Some places you can walk freely and others I would suggest the tour as you get to see so much more. Most of the plantations make you pay as they are all guided. Cemeteries some are free and others are tour only. For free you can do the garden walk.