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