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4333 Euphrosine StreetNew Orleans, La70125
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Gray Line Houmas House Plantation Tour

Experience the peaceful serenity and striking beauty of this Historic Mansion and Gardens, unlike any other plantation home in the South

$67.00 5 Hours

About This Experience

Travel back in time to the 1800's as a local guide takes you on a journey through the Houmas Mansion, where you will view original artwork, rare antiques, and original pieces from the 1830s. Learn how a succession of owners, the sugarcane business and the Mississippi River grew this modest manor house into the grand estate it is today. Situated on River Road between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, this treasure of time offers you glimpses into the life on a plantation

Please meet at the Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Office, located at Toulouse St. and the Mississippi River, for pick up 30 minutes before tour time. No hotel pick up is offered. Refunds are not applicable to tours cancelled within 24 hours of the tour time

pick up location

Relax as you explore at your leisure 38 breathtaking acres of lush, manicured gardens mixed with various water features, walking paths, and sitting nooks throughout. Tasty Louisiana cuisine is featured at Café Burnside; order the buffet or a la carte (cost not included in ticket price). Enjoy a refreshing mint julep in the Turtle Bar, the only bar of its kind in the country. The gift shop is a perfect place for memories ranging from cookbooks to high-end gifts and art. Houmas House Plantation…the Crown Jewel of Louisiana's River Road!

Access to the second floor of the plantation home is by stairs although an elevator is available if needed. Walking the grounds is an integral part of this experience. The tour includes a guided tour of plantation home and narrated motor coach transportation.