Living History Museum


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 »

Tropical Storm/Hurricane Ida

August 27, 2021 news

Due to impending Tropical Storm/Hurricane Ida, the plantation will be closed Saturday, August 28th through Monday, August 30th.  Read More »

Le Creole Messenger Newsletter Summer of 2021

July 28, 2021 news

You can download our newsletter to learn about recent activities at Destrehan Plantation here. Read More »

Destrehan Plantation awarded a Louisiana Culture Care Fund grant!

July 6, 2021 news

Funding for Louisiana Culture Care Fund grants has been administered by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) and provide by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) and the NEH Sustaining t… Read More »

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