Laura Plantation: Louisiana’s Creole Heritage Site

address
2247 Hwy 18, Vacherie, LA 70090
Phone number
225-265-7690 888-799-7690
hours
9:30 AM - 5 PM Daily
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Discover intimate, first-hand accounts of four generations of one Louisiana Creole Family, both free and enslaved

Go beyond the myths of the American South and walk in the footsteps of four generations of one Lousiana Creole family, both free and enslaved. Hear intimate, first-hand accounts from women, children, and slaves. Explore the new permanent museum exhibit, “From the Big House to the Quarters.” Daily tours in English/French. 50 minutes from New Orleans. 12 buildings on the National Register. Homestyle Cajun/Creole restaurant next door.

Guided Tours
Yes
Group Tours
Yes
Group Rates
Yes
Student Group Rates
Yes
Gift Shop
Yes
On-site Accommodations
No
On-site Dining
No
Meeting/Event Facilities
No
Wedding Venue
No
Motorcoach/Bus Parking
Yes
Free WIFI
Yes
ATM
No
Accepts Credit Cards
Yes

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PLANTATIONS

Explore the 10 historic estates in the River Parishes of Louisiana and discover the stories rooted in their past.

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SWAMP TOURS

Create memories learning the folklore of our swamps and viewing gators in their natural habitat.

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ANDOUILLE

Andouille was created here, so get out and try the local smokehouses that each have their own version of the "best".

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OUTDOOR RECREATION

The region out here is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts to explore and find adventure.

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Lac Des Allmands

Famous for catfish, Lac Des Allemands is a haven for outdoor sportsmen.

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PERIQUE

Enjoyed around the world, Perique can only be grown and processed out here.

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CAJUN & CREOLE CUISINE

Cajun and Creole cuisine are as necessary to our culture as the people who make it.

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TRANSPORTATION

Tour buses, shuttles and local airports are all transportation options for the River Parishes.

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STAY OUT HERE

New Orleans Plantation Country offers a wide range of lodging options from rustic and quaint to upscale and luxurious.

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