Living History Museum


2nd Annual Spring Garden and Pet Show

April 08, 2024 news

April 20th & 21st, 2024 from 10am to 4pm

Closed in observance of Easter Sunday

March 26, 2024 news

Destrehan Plantation will be closed in observance of Easter Sunday, March 31, 2024, and will resume normal business hours Monday, April 1, 2024. Read More »

Grand Opening of the Louisiana Farm Barn

March 21, 2024 news

DESTREHAN, LA - The River Road Historical Society welcomes you to the grand opening of our newest exhibit - The Louisiana Farm Barn. Read More »

Happy Mardi Gras!

January 3, 2024 news

The plantation is open the weekend before Mardi Gras and Lundi Gras (Monday before Mardi Gras); however, we will be closed for Mardi Gras Tuesday February 13, 2024 and resume normal business hours on Wednesday, February 14, 2024. Read More »

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

December 20, 2023 news

Destrehan Plantation will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Years Day - From our family to yours have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year Read More »

Christmas Eve Bonfire Adventure w/Holiday Dinner at Destrehan Plantation

December 13, 2023 news

Gray Line New Orleans Sight Seeing Tours presents the Christmas Eve Bonfire Adventure w/Holiday Dinner at Destrehan Plantation. This special tour includes motor coach transportation, a guided tour of Destrehan Plantation, a traditional holiday dinner… Read More »

Downloadable audio tours available on site in French, Spanish, German and English !

September 5, 2023 news

Downloadable audio tours available on site in French, Spanish, German, and English with the purchase of a Life at Destrehan Plantation tour ticket. You can inquire with a gift shop associate when you visit Destrehan Plantation. Read More »

Summer Special - Buy One Adult Ticket and Receive Two Children's Tickets For Free!

July 19, 2023 news

Buy one adult ticket and receive two children's tickets for free! Offer is valid when you purchase your tickets online only until September 5, 2023. Read More »

Jeff Rocks Back The Clock 2024

July 11, 2023 news

Destrehan Plantation is hosting "Jeff Rocks Back the Clock," on TBD. This event is celebrating Jeff Willet day in St. Charles Parish. Jeff has been a member of many bands through his life and was recently diagnosed with ALS. Many of his current … Read More »

The Plantation is Open for Tours Tuesday, July 4, 2023 from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm

July 3, 2023 news

Wishing your family a safe and wonderful 4th of July. Read More »

Essence Festival 2023 Special from June 29th to July 9th, 2023

June 26, 2023 news

Get $5 off a general admission ticket when you book your tour online. Enter promo code ESS23 upon check out to receive your discount. Offer valid from June 29th to July 9th, 2023. Read More »

Juneteenth Freedom Festival at Whitney Plantation - Saturday, June 17, 2023, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

June 7, 2023 news

  Join Destrehan Plantation, a partner, with Whitney Plantation, who is hosting Juneteenth Freedom Festival, Saturday, June 17, 2023 from 9:30 am to 4:00 pm, 5099 LA-18, Edgard, LA 70049. Free Festival Admission includes local food trucks, ma… Read More »

Heritage Day is Friday April 28, 2023 from 9 am to 3 pm

April 17, 2023 news

Destrehan Plantation invites you to peek into Louisiana’s past during Heritage Day on Friday, April 28, 2023 from 9am to 3pm located at 13034 River Road, Destrehan, Louisiana 70047. Walk in the footsteps of history through music, dance, demo… Read More »

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