Experience the life of the wealthy Sugar Barons of Houmas House. Knowledgeable guides take you on a journey through this mansion with entertaining stories of past owners. Guests can enjoy original artwork, rare antiques, and original pieces from the 1830s. Roundtrip transportation is available from New Orleans giving guests three hours to explore 38 acres of breathtaking gardens, indulge in Louisiana cuisine at Café Burnside and tour the historic mansion.
Book online or call Old South Tours at 504-488-1177.
5 hours and 30 minutes
What to Wear
We suggest that guests wear comfortable shoes. High heels are not recommended as the property is quite expansive. In the summer months, our climate is very warm. We do suggest cool, comfortable clothes. Our winters are mild, but occasionally it does get cold so please be prepared. The mansion, restaurants, and gift shop are all centrally air-conditioned and heated.
We will pick you up at the New Orleans Marriott located at 555 Canal Street at 10:30 AM and will return around 4:00 PM. You will ride in a 32 passenger luxury bus where you will view a short film showing the history of the property. Lunch is not included in the ticket price but is available daily from 11 AM to 2 PM. Ticket includes a guided tour of the house, self-guided tour of the gardens, and transportation.
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.