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Past Times Summer Camp - Register Now!

May 4, 2022 news

Past Time Summer Camp is June 20th - 24th, 2022 from 9am to 3pm - Participants 7 to 12 years old. At Past Times Summer camp, campers experience Louisiana history, culture and heritage spanning the years from the Native American inhabitants to the … Read More »

Register Now for Past Times Summer Camp

April 18, 2022 news

The River Road Historical Society is pleased to offer its second annual Past Times Summer Camp at Destrehan Plantation. Organized and operated by Destrehan Plantation staff members and volunteers with expertise in numerous topics related to Louisiana… Read More »

The Plantation is Closed Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022

April 14, 2022 news

The plantation will be closed for Easter Sunday, April 17, 2022 and will resume normal business hours, Monday, April 18, 2022. The Destrehan Plantation family wishes you a wonderful holiday. Read More »

Heritage Day, Friday, April 8, 2022

February 24, 2022 news

Destrehan Plantation invites schools and the general public to take a step back in time as we showcase life in the 19th century and celebrate the people who contributed to Louisiana's diverse culture. For more information regarding this event, vi… Read More »

Happy New Year 2022!

January 1, 2022 news

Destrehan Plantation is now offering tours in English, French and Spanish! You can book your tour in advance online through our website.  Read More »

The Candy Cane Celebration is on for Saturday!

December 10, 2021 news

We will have the Candy Cane Celebration even if it rains Saturday. We have made preparations for the rain and most activities will take place in the barn, under the carriageway, under the pavilion, and the outdoor kitchen. Please bring an umbrella be… Read More »

Bienvenue a Daniel!

November 22, 2021 news

Bienvenue a Daniel, notre interprete historique en Francais au Musee et Domaine Destrehan. Faites vos reservations des a present en visitant notre site internet a: Read More »

49th Annual Fall Festival is on!

October 18, 2021 news

Our 49th Annual Fall Festival is Saturday & Sunday, November 13th and 14th 2021 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Visit our festival page here to find out more information: Read More »

Destrehan Plantation to re-open for tours Friday, September 24, 2021

September 22, 2021 news

Hello All, the plantation will re-open for tour Friday, September 24, 2021 from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Tours will leave every hour on the hour.   Read More »

Destrehan Plantation Closed Until Further Notice

September 11, 2021 news

Hello All, The plantation home suffered no damages. However, due to heavy tree debris and no electricity and internet, we are closed until further notice. Read More »

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