Living History Museum


Fall Special - 20% off the Unheard Voices Tour

September 23, 2020 news

FALL SPECIAL - 20% off the Unheard Voices Tour with family descendant Dianne Honore Destrehan. Hear about the plantation from the view point of enslaved peoples and women as well as the history of the area including Acadians and German immigrants. Bo… Read More »

Destrehan Plantation open Monday, September 14th, closed Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

September 14, 2020 news

The plantation is open today, however, we are closed Tuesday, September 15, 2020 due to Tropical Storm/Hurricane Sally. Read More »

The Plantation is open Labor Day Weekend and Labor Day, 2020

August 31, 2020 news

The plantation is open for tours Labor Day Weekend and Labor Day from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.   Read More »

Special Offer Labor Day Weekend and Labor Day

August 31, 2020 news

Tour Destrehan Plantation Labor Day Weekend or Labor Day and receive a free book titled Destrehan - The Man, The House, The Legacy. Offer applies to adults 18 years of age and older.  Read More »

Our historical site resumes normal business hours today, Friday, August 28, 2020

August 28, 2020 news

We are happy to report there was no flood or wind damage from Hurrican Laura and Tropical Storm Marco. We resume normal business hours today, Friday, August 28, 2020. Read More »


August 23, 2020 news

The National Weather Service has issued a Hurricane Watch and a Tropical Storm Warning through Wednesday for St. Charles Parish and the surrounding area. Due to the potential for severe weather and for the safety of our staff, Destrehan Plantation wi… Read More »

Important Information for Vendors Regarding Our Annual Fall Festival

August 20, 2020 news

Dear Destrehan Plantation Fall Festival Vendors,   I hope all of you are well and staying safe during this difficult time. Thank you for your continued support and participation in our annual fall festival. You are the reason our festival … Read More »

River Road Historical Society Fundraiser is Friday, August 14, 2020 - Order Here

August 10, 2020 news

COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the travel and tourism industry. We need your help.  Help support the River Road Historical Society and their mission to preserve history and provide education on Destrehan Plantation. All proceeds from fu… Read More »

Enter for your chance to win the use of the Mule Barn for your special event

July 31, 2020 news

Locals as part of our fundraising effors, we are selling raffle tickets in our Plantation Store/gift shop and Azby Adminstrative Office located on 13034 River Road, Destrehan, Louisiana 70047. Prize 1 - Use of the Mule Barn for your special event … Read More »

Thank You Greater New Orleans Foundation and Norco Economic Development Fund

July 30, 2020 news

A huge thank you to the Greater New Orleans Foundation and the Norco Economic Development Fund for their generous grant awarded to the River Road Historical Society. The RRHS utilized funds from the grants to complete two of three projects. We comple… Read More »

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