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.
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.
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.
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.