Living History Museum


The Plantation is Open Labor Day Weekend and Labor Day

September 2, 2022 news

Hello All, the plantation is open this weekend and Labor Day, Monday, September 5, 2022 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Take a step back in time and engulf yourself in some Louisiana History. Read More »

Summer Newsletter 2022

July 11, 2022 news

You can download our summer newsletter here. Read More »

Locals Week in our Gift Shop - August 21st - 27th

July 8, 2022 news

All locals receive 15% off their entire purchase - Just Show your ID Plus: Jambalaya and Gumbo Samplings from Sandra Smith of Sassy Spices - Friday, August 26th from 11 am to 3 pm. Come on down, enjoy some special local flavors and recieve 15% off… Read More »

The Plantation is open for tours, Monday, July 4, 2022!

June 30, 2022 news

The plantation will be open for tours Monday, July 4, 2022 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. The first tour begins at 9:30 am, then 10:00 am, then every hour after. Read More »

50th Annual Fall Festival - Vendor Applications on line

June 21, 2022 news

If you would like to be a vendor at our annual arts & crafts festival, click this link here to download your application: vendor applications… Read More »


May 4, 2022 news

Past Time Summer Camp is June 20th - 24th, 2022 from 9 am to 3 pm - Participants are 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 … 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 on 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 »

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