Living History Museum


Destrehan Plantation supports the filming industry and welcomes location scouts to explore our site for potential commercial, television, and motion picture productions.

To schedule a site visit, please contact:
– Melissa Monica
– (985) 764-9315, ext. 2

Scenes from television and motion pictures filmed at Destrehan Plantation


NCIS – New Orleans (2015)

Season 2, Episode 4

The dining room of the plantation turned into a hotel lobby. The front lawn with moss-draped oaks provided a dream like wedding scene where a bridesmaid discovers a murder victim.


Flip My Food (2015)

Season 2, Episode 4

Chef Jeff visits Destrehan Plantation and recreates some southern favorites like smothered chicken and rice and black eyed peas with the lovely Diane Honore, a descendant of the Destrehan Family


12 Years a Slave (2013)

Known as “Epp’s Barn” in the film, our historic mule barn was transformed into a cotton plantation barn with cotton scattered on the floors, walls, and rafters.


Ravenswood (2013)

Season 1, Episode 5

Our plantation grounds served as the backdrop for the fifth episode of this TV Thriller.

Chantelland Jerry

Four Weddings / TLC (2013)

It’s a winner! Chantell & Jerry Sevin’s wedding ceremony under our oldest Live Oak and the reception in our historic mule barn was the perfect example of “vintage elegance”.

interview with a vampire

Interview with the Vampire (1994)

Key scenes shot inside the plantation included the parlors and one bedroom that were painted and set dressed for the film.

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