Welcome to Houmas House

The Crown Jewel of Louisiana’s River Road

About Houmas House

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, allows visitors to experience the life of a wealthy Sugar Baron in the 1800s. Tour the historic Louisiana Plantation and explore 38 acres of lush gardens or relax with a refreshing mint julep and enjoy the breeze off the nearby Mississippi River.

Voted Best Historic Mansion by USA Today – Houmas House is perfect for weddings,  corporate events, or a Southern vacation.  Stay in the luxurious inn and dine in Southern style at one of the property’s world-class restaurants.


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About Us

Houmas House is a beautiful plantation located near New Orleans in Darrow, Louisiana. We’re open 7 days a week from 9am to 7pm. At Houmas House, you can tour the grounds, stay in the inn, enjoy Louisiana cuisine, and host one-of-a-kind weddings and events.