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St. Joseph Plantation Tours

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St. Joseph Plantation
One of the last few remaining sugar plantations in the South, St. Joseph Plantation is a must-visit for anyone looking for an authentic Southern experience. Built in 1830, the largely preserved house offers a fascinating look into plantation life in pre-Civil War America, when the sugar industry was booming.
Address: 3535 Louisiana 18, Vacherie, Louisiana, USA

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Sugar Plantation Tour

Sugar Plantation Tour

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St. Joseph Plantation was purchased in a post-civil War sheriff’s sale by Joseph Waguespack and has remained in the extended family since. The family has worked to preserve the history of the home and farm so that the stories of those who lived there and worked the land could be told. The home and it's land have also been featured on several film and tv projects. Visitors are invited to learn more about life on a sugar plantation as well as get a glimpse into the making of some favorite film and tv productions.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00

Oak Alley Plantation Tour

Oak Alley Plantation Tour

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Experience the grandeur of New Orleans’ antebellum south on a half‐day tour of Oak Alley Plantation. Take a journey through time to the manicured estate and into the gorgeous home, built in 1839. View stunning architecture, oak‐lined esplanades, and enduring sugar cane fields while learning about the plantation’s fascinating – and often somber – histories from expert guides.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.00
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Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery and St. Joseph Plantation Tour

Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery and St. Joseph Plantation Tour

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Delve into the history of slavery and the plantations of Louisiana on this small-group tour from New Orleans. Drive past Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River to the Whitney Plantation’s Louisiana Museum of Slavery. Learn about the lives of the enslaved people who worked there and on plantations throughout the South during a tour of the museum and restored buildings. Next, head to the Creole-style St Joseph Plantation for a tour of the working sugar plantation where the movie ’12 Years A Slave’ was filmed.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.00
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$128.00
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Small-Group Tour of Laura and St. Joseph Plantations from New Orleans

Small-Group Tour of Laura and St. Joseph Plantations from New Orleans

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Experience the grandeur of New Orleans’ rich and conflicted past on a small‐group plantation tour. Take a journey through Laura Plantation and St. Joseph Plantation, spying other historic plantations as you travel the Great River Road. View stunning architecture and enduring sugar cane fields while learning about the plantations’ fascinating—and somber—histories from expert guides.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.00
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$128.00
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Private Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery, and St Joseph Plantation Tour

Private Whitney Plantation, Museum of Slavery, and St Joseph Plantation Tour

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This is a small narrated private tour by van, for groups of up to 5 travelers. At Whitney Plantation's Louisiana Museum of Slavery, see the harsh realities and raw historical facts of a dark side of American history. The slave narratives and artwork recreate the world of a pre-Civil War southern sugar plantation and memorial in honor of the lives of the enslaved people who toiled there. A short ride through sugar cane fields leads to St. Joseph Plantation, a Creole style family-owned working sugar cane plantation. Family members give a relaxed, intimate tour of their ancestral home and dependencies (including original slave cabins).
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$640.00
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$640.00
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New Orleans Super Saver: Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing plus Oak Alley Plantation

New Orleans Super Saver: Swamp and Bayou Sightseeing plus Oak Alley Plantation

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Experience the grandeur of New Orleans’ antebellum history and the mystic of the bayou on this 2‐day combined swamp and plantation sightseeing tour. Learn about a bygone era at Oak Alley Plantation, where you’ll view stunning architecture, oak‐lined esplanades, and enduring sugar cane. Then head deep into the secluded bayous to witness Cajun life and spot native wildlife.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$117.00
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$117.00
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New Orleans Plantation Tour with Transportation

New Orleans Plantation Tour with Transportation

The picturesque beauty and architecture of the Louisiana plantations are a “must” for any visitor to New Orleans. Many of these breathtaking homes are within an hour’s drive from the city. Your tour will begin with a comfortable ride out of New Orleans where your guide will share with you the origin of the Louisiana plantations, along with the effect they had on the city of New Orleans, and its residents. Along with discovering beautiful buildings, luscious gardens and historic artifacts, these homes also represent some of the darker chapters of Louisiana history. Many of the plantations will provide a focus on the lives of the slaves that brought these homes to life, and share some of the realities of the rural south during this time in our nation’s history. Upon arrival, each plantation home has its own guide to bring you through the main house, and share its specific story. Following your home tour, we will escort you around the grounds and answer any questions that may arise.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.67
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Whitney Plantation Private Tour With Round-Trip Transportation

Whitney Plantation Private Tour With Round-Trip Transportation

This is a half day tour of the old river road plantation homes. You will have a chance to see where they film movies like Django Unchained , Queen Sugar, 12 Years of Slave,Forest Gump with Tom Hanks, interview with a vampire with Brad Pitt. Also your Driver/Guide will enlighten you on a host of other attractions.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$745.60
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Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo

Oak Alley Plantation and Swamp Tour Combo

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Your tour guide will point out many points of interest along the way, Lake Pontchartrain,The vast marsh Land and Louisiana swamp, The site of the largest slave revolt recorded in American history Destrehan Louisiana in 1811 slavery rebellion.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$128.00
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Oak Alley Private Tour With Lunch

Oak Alley Private Tour With Lunch

This is a private tour with up to 12 passengers. You will have the chance to spend an afternoon exploring some of the most visited plantations in America, and be enlightened by a host of other attractions along the way. including a brief history lesson on Louisiana Swamp water ways and Bayous.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$745.60
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Frequently Asked Questions

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Should I book St. Joseph Plantation tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since St. Joseph Plantation can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 9 St. Joseph Plantation tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit St. Joseph Plantation 2020?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to St. Joseph Plantation costs USD 20.00. Guided St. Joseph Plantation tours start around USD 20.00 per person. See all 9 St. Joseph Plantation tickets and tours on Viator.
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