Choose Your Tour

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 experience the lifestyle of the wealthy Sugar Barons of the 1800’s.  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, a bus with daily departures is available through Old South Tours. This ticket option includes transportation to and from New Orleans and your guided mansion tour ticket. Lunch can be added when purchasing tickets online.

For French speaking visitors,  a daily guided Mansion tour is offered at 11:40 am.  This tour is 60 minutes and brings guests through the entire mansion.

 

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.

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