Mansion, Gardens, and More | 1 Hour Tour | $24 (plus tax)
Houmas House Plantation is the Crown Jewel of Louisiana's River Road! Our tours operate daily and offer glimpses into the life of the wealthy Sugar Barons that founded this manor home and grew it into this grand estate. Three on-site restaurants offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner featuring the finest Louisiana cuisine. Thirty-eight acres of formal gardens provide a leisurely self-guided tour with walking paths and sitting nooks throughout. Last but not least, a large gift shop is a perfect place for gifts ranging from souvenirs to cookbooks to high-end gifts and art. First tour begins at 9:30am, last tour at 7:00pm.
**Please note** For the month of October, our 6:00pm and 7:00pm tour will be a haunted tour. Hear about the sightings and interactions our guests and staff have had with the ghosts of Houmas House Plantation. Still interested in the history?
Don’t worry- our knowledgeable guides will tell you all about the culture and customs of the Antebellum and Victorian eras while pointing out the original artwork and antiques throughout the mansion. And after touring the mansion, your quest for spirit encounters may continue throughout the 38 acres of gardens surrounding Houmas House Plantation. Lighted pathways allow guests to explore into the evening. We suggest dinner in either The Carriage House Restaurant or Latil’s Landing.
Tour the Gardens at your leisure, take a one hour guided tour of the Houmas Mansion, try our lunch in Café Burnside. First tour begins at 9:30am, last tour at 7:00pm.
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.
Getting Here: Uber and taxi cab services are not available from Houmas House Plantation to Baton Rouge or New Orleans. If you need transportation, we recommended you rent a car. If coming from New Orleans, daily bus service is available. Please purchase the Houmas House Tour with 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.