Living History Museum


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 »

The Plantation is open July 4, 2021.

June 24, 2021 news

The plantation is open Sunday, July 4, 2021 for tours from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. You may purchase your tickets online or when you arrive in our plantation store/gift shop. Have a wonderful 4th of July. Read More »

Juneteenth at Destrehan Plantation

June 10, 2021 news

Join Us for a Celebration of Freedom! When:  June 19, 2021 Time: 10:15 am - 12:15 pm Free Admission Includes: - 45 Minute Unheard Voices Tour Followed By: - Live Music by Singer Aniyah Bickham - The Black Masking Indians - G… Read More »

The Plantation is open Memorial Day!

May 24, 2021 news

The Plantation is open Memorial Weekend and Memorial Day from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Book your tour online and enter code 1811 upon check out to receive $2 off each admission cost. Read More »

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