What you will see
The Slavery at Oak Alley exhibit it shares the story of those who were enslaved on this sugar plantation from approximately 1835 to the end of the Civil War. It also shares the daily life of these slaves, including topics such as healthcare, punishment and life after Emancipation.
The Confederate Commanding Officer’s Tent exhibit.
The Sugar Cane Theater, it tells the story of sugar’s impact on the people of Oak Alley, through video and exhibit.
Black Smith Shop House, one of the few remaining 1890s era forges of its type in Louisiana.
Whitney Museum Plantation
The Whitney Plantation is the only museun plantation in Louisiana which focus on the lives of enslaved people.
The 90 minute tour is like no other plantation along river road.
The Big House is one of the finest surviving examples of Spanish Creole architecture and one of the earliest raised creole collages in Louisiana.
Tour the Wall of Honor is dedicated to those enslaved at Whitney Plantation.
The Field of Angels is a peaceful courtyard listening the names of over two thousand.
The Slave Quarters where over one hundred Slaves worked on Whitney Plantation at any given time in the 19th century.
Antioch Baptist Church was moved to the Whitney Plantation from Paulina, Louisiana in 2001.
This tour runs every day we reach a minimum of 5 quests. For reservations please call 504-265-1155.