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Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site

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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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2247 Highway 18, Vacherie, LA 70090-5409
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chasing3kidz
Reviewed 2 days ago

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.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Irene F
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very informative, great history! Beautifully kept house and area. Hope they are able to keep the upkeep going for all to enjoy.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HolmesEC1976
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The plantation was a great addition to our NOLA plans. Our guide, Krysten, was knowledgeable, concise and clear.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Happiness251488
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had an excellent guide as we toured the Laura plantation. It was a very interesting look back in time. One of the best plantation tours we've taken.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jimmymo49
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Hicksy77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PhilDuchA
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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HLanclos
January 4, 2019|
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Response from krzykatj | Reviewed this property |
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
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April 5, 2018|
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Response from Pam V | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we also drove. I would call the Plantation. It was an easy drive and care rentals reasonable for the day--when booked in advance.
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jupitarians
February 14, 2018|
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I didnt see any but better contact them to be sure
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