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Oak Alley Plantation

3645 Highway 18, Vacherie, LA 70090-7079
+1 225-265-2151
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A powerful testimony to the rich history of the antebellum south, Oak Alley invites visitors to explore all facets of her plantation past. The Slavery at Oak Alley exhibit, Civil War exhibit, Sugarcane Theater and Big House offer an experience as compelling as the plantation’s 25 historic acres and 300 year old allee of oaks.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“slave quarters” (275 reviews)
“big house” (131 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
3645 Highway 18, Vacherie, LA 70090-7079
+1 225-265-2151
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The house, the oak trees, the history. All incredible! Great tour guides. Gift shop with food and drinks. Very nice way to spend an afternoon in Louisiana.

Thank theottomatic1
Reviewed 4 days ago

On the bucket list to visit and it did not disappoint! We stopped on our way to New Orleans from Texas. Cheaper to drive yourself and pay the very inexpensive admission and a short wait for the next tour. Free parking. And Mint Juleps for...More

Thank joannademopoulos
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you visit New Orleans often or have been enough to where you want to spare some of your time in the quarter doing something else then I highly recommend going to Oak Alley. We had our car so opted to drive ourselves rather than...More

Thank jenciee
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited Oak Alley while doing Mississippi River Cruise. This is a beautifully restored antebellum house and slave homes with an extremely interesting history. Our guide was very informative and answered questions in great detail so by the time we left we were well versed in...More

Thank NameMim
Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to pass on booking the tour groups and decided to drive out to the plantation on my own, which was quite the cost savings for me and an easy drive to the site. I came on a Tuesday around 11am and it wasn't...More

1  Thank Carlo F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Informative short, 30 minute tour of home with details about the home and past owners. Great refreshments available at the end of the tour. Grounds are magnificent. Worth the drive from NOLA.

Thank Yolanda2802
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oak Alley holds many fond memories, so I was glad to take the kids. Since my last visit, they've added a great set of exhibits on live under slavery and sharecropping. The trees are still the star of the show, and the stroll under the...More

Thank NotALostWanderer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The relations of the 20th century owners who started the Foundation to restore and preserve this relic of the Creole past were true philanthropists. With a historian on-site to continue to feed details to the expert tour-guides, there is just more to know here than...More

Thank AdmiralGanteaume
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely beautiful grounds and big house. Touring the slave quarters was a very sobering experience. The display about sugar production was interesting. I would recommend anyone to allow about 2 hours to see everything.

Thank gmwlew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oak Alley does a good job of explaining all aspects of plantation life. The employees seem to truly care about the visitors' experiences and want to offer information that will enhance the trip. The café is a great asset as well.

Thank tikisaffell
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16 April 2017|
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Response from talawyer | Reviewed this property |
We went in January 2017. the weather was beautiful! almost nobody there. We stayed at one of the cabins on the grounds and we walked around at night, we were the only people there. no crowd at all! It was perfect.
Ricky W
11 April 2017|
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Response from Peter K | Reviewed this property |
Others have answered better than I could... but as suggested visit Laura plantation as well. Oak Alley was French Provincial styled but Laura is Creole. Totally different in so many ways. We did a guided tour which was $90... More