• Destrehan Plantation


    Plantation HomeNon Profit Organization

    About Us

    Established in 1787, Destrehan Plantation is a French Creole plantation and the oldest documented plantation home in the lower Mississippi River Valley. The plantation is located on historic River Road less than 30 minutes from New Orleans and 10 minutes from the New Orleans International Airport. The plantation is open daily from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Forty-five minute guided tours are available every half hour.


    Destrehan Plantation
    Destrehan Plantation from Historic River Road
    Plantation Store
    Slave Cabins
    Overseer's Cabin
    Historical Interpreters
    Plantation Grounds
    Marguerite Country Cottage
    Marie Celeste Country Cottage

    Rep/Contact Info

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    Melissa Ann Monica
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