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San Francisco Plantation

2646 Hwy. 44, Garyville, LA 70051-0950
+1 985-535-2341
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Beautiful building

Enjoyed the tour inside and out. Slave cabins very interesting. Restored using oil company... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elmira, New York
Beautiful plantation

Although it is surrounded by oil tanks, it is a 7 acre haven to see the plantation period of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent39%
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  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“oil company” (16 reviews)
“oak alley” (22 reviews)
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2646 Hwy. 44, Garyville, LA 70051-0950
+1 985-535-2341
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed the tour inside and out. Slave cabins very interesting. Restored using oil company money.....interesting.

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although it is surrounded by oil tanks, it is a 7 acre haven to see the plantation period of the area. The building inside and out has been meticulously restored and our guide, Phyllis, did a masterful job of guiding our group of 5 into...More

Thank dsj5777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

not one piece of original furniture or objects, tho not the fault of current owners...everything prob. stolen by yankees. very unusual water system. Docents were not very knowledgeable .....only their memorized script.

2  Thank Penny R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made the visit on a dreary, cold day. There’s not much left of this plantation but the manor house. However, considering it was practically left in ruins and abandoned for years, it’s amazing it’s as intact as it is. Our guide was Gabriella and...More

Thank LeadFoot2014
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This plantation and the surrounding area is not as well kept as other plantations, but is a worthwhile stop. The fee is $20 per person and the ability to walk into the small cabins where showing how much people we bought for was a sight...More

Thank JDSoui
Reviewed 1 December 2017

While following Google Maps, we were getting nervous when it directed us through Marathon Oil facility. We were very disappointed to finally find this beautiful home but nothing left of the original grounds. The ladies in the gift shop/ticket office were very nice. When we...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Gabriela gave us a tour of this house today. She was very informative, and extremely patient with us. It is an unusual plantation house and well worth the visit.

Thank ted365
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I'm giving this 4 stars because the home was beautiful. Sounds like it was fixed up 2 years ago so I assume some of the terrible and poor reviews no longer apply. The gift shop was tiny and there was no tour of the schoolhouse...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We visited seven plantations in three days along both sides of the Mississippi, and this was one of the loveliest. Behind its pretty, blue-trimmed exterior lie beautifully decorated rooms full of well-kept period furniture. The ceiling paintings are particularly impressive. Our tour guide, a young...More

1  Thank Fastenyourbelt
Reviewed 23 August 2017

My daughter and I Did this on the city pass for New Orleans. Went to one other plantation and this one was the best. The front grand entrance it was destroyed years ago but it did not take away the luster of the inside of...More

4  Thank Tammy F
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Magen J
30 March 2017|
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Response from Dianne J | Reviewed this property |
About an hour just in the house. You can walk around the grounds and see the school house that was brought there that is authentic to the time and era and an existing house where workers would have stayed. You can do this on... More
31 August 2015|
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Response from cathy h | Reviewed this property |
Photos are officially not allowed...although my guide allowed them as long as we kept her out of our photos.
19 December 2014|
Response from San Francisco P | Property representative |
We don't have a senior discount. Our 2014 ticket prices are: $15.00 per adult $10.00 per child (ages 7-17) $14.00 for AAA members or Military Children 6 and under are free