Living History Museum

3rd Annual Locals' Day

Destrehan Plantation marks Sunday, September 19, 2021 as Locals' Day

Louisiana Residents show your drivers license an enter the grounds for free from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm!

Take a tour at a discounted rate of $12 for adults and $7 for children 7-17 years of age.  

Free for children six and under

Louisiana First Responders (EMTs, Paramedics, Firefighters and Police Officers) show your badge/ID card and take our plantation tour for free!

Spend $30 or more in our gift shop and receive complimentary mimosas (maximum three (3) mimosas).

St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter Adoption Event from 10am to 2pm


Southern Traditions Street Side Cafe and Snoballs will be on site selling gourmet snoballs, lemonade shake ups, jambalaya, and crawfish, pulled pork, and plain nachos.


Wonderful opportunity to walk our grounds for free and view the following demonstrations:

Candle Dipping by Connie Rauch

Indigo Dying by Brenda Benoit

The Mosquito That Changed The World by Nanette Sissac

The Wash House by Janice Blocker

The Rost Home Colony Exhibit by Pam Finley

Gumbo Making and Interactive Music Demonstration by Dianne Honore


See the improvements made to our site such as the new brick pathways leading to the dependency buildings and demonstration area.

Have a picnic under an old oak tree

This years event is pet friendly. Your pet must be on a leash or in a carrier. Only service dogs are allowed on tour.


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