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Houmas House Plantation offers several options for tours.  The guided mansion tour is 60 minutes and offered daily from 9:30 am – 7:00 pm providing visitors the chance to understand daily life on this Sugarcane Plantation.  Using artifacts, antique furniture and original artwork, a guide in period dress leads guests from room to room telling stories of past owners and their impact on the mansion architecture, the production of sugar and the growth of the estate.  Guests also will understand more about the folklore, the commerce and the culture of the Mississippi River and how it impacted plantation country and the city of New Orleans.

The mansion is completely handicap accessible and each room provides several places to sit throughout the guided tour. If staying in New Orleans and seeking transportation, several bus tours are available with daily departures. You can view these options above.  This ticket option includes transportation to and from New Orleans and your guided mansion tour ticket.  Lunch is available in Café Burnside located within the property.

Getting Here

Uber and Taxis are not available to and from New Orleans or Baton Rouge.  If transportation is needed from New Orleans, please purchase the ticket option including transportation from New Orleans.

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.