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EASTER HOLIDAY SCHEDULE 2018

March 26, 2018 news

The plantation is open for Good Friday, March 30th and Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. We are closed Easter Sunday, April 1, 2018.  We resume normal business hours, Monday, April 2, 2018. Destrehan Plantation wishes you and you… Read More »

ELEVATOR OUT OF SERVICE DUE TO RENOVATIONS

March 5, 2018 news

Effective today, Monday, March 5, 2018, our cistern that houses the elevator will be out of service for the next several months while being renovated. Visitors who cannot climb stairs will still be able to see the video, bottom floor of the plantatio… Read More »

What our guests are saying about Destrehan Plantation

February 26, 2018 news

Courtesy of Trip Advisor  "It's a very good combination of history, slave life, plantation owner life, good view of the house and other buildings and slave quarters and a lot of great information. And it's one of the closest ones… Read More »

WE ARE OPEN MARDI GRAS WEEKEND AND LUNDI GRAS (Monday)! WE WILL BE CLOSED MARDI GRAS DAY

January 24, 2018 news

The plantation is open the weekend of Mardi Gras, Saturday, February 10th and Sunday, February 11th, 2018. We are open for Lundi Gras, Monday, February 12, 2018. We are closed Mardi Gras day Tuesday, February 13, 2018. We will resume normal business … Read More »

PLANTATION CLOSED THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018

January 18, 2018 news

Due to weather conditions and for employee safety, the plantation is closed Thursday, January 18, 2018. We will resume normal business hours Friday, January 19, 2018. Read More »

PLANTATION CLOSED WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018

January 16, 2018 news

Due to impending weather conditions, the plantation is closed Wednesday, January 17, 2018. We will resume normal business hours Thursday, January 18, 2018.     … Read More »

Annual Spring Heritage Day - Wednesday, April 25, 2018

January 8, 2018 news

Destrehan Plantation marks Wednesday, April 25, 2018 as Heritage Day. A registration form is required from all school groups. Please visit our upcoming events page to download the registration form.  If you require additional information, please… Read More »

Happy New Year!

January 1, 2018 news

The plantation is closed New Year's Day, Monday, January 1, 2018. We will resume normal business hours Tuesday, January 2, 2018.   Read More »

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