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Whitney Plantation


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5099 Hwy. 18
Wallace, LA 70049
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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Whitney Plantation

Whitney Plantation
Whitney Plantation
Whitney Plantation
Whitney Plantation
Whitney Plantation
Whitney Plantation
Whitney Plantation
Whitney Plantation
Whitney Plantation
Whitney Plantation

(??.? miles from you)

5099 Hwy. 18
Wallace, LA 70049
United States


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Why You Should Go...

While there are abundant plantations in Louisiana, few hold as much history to learn from as Whitney Plantation. Check out the stunning Big House among the well-maintained trees and landscape. See the oldest kitchen i

Most importantly, Whitney Plantation does not shy away from its past. Through museum exhibits, memorial artwork and restored buildings, and hundreds of first-person slave narratives, visitors to Whitney will gain a unique perspective on the lives of Louisiana's enslaved people. Visit the slave quarters. Pay tribute to the Wall of Honor memorial dedicated to all the people who were enslaved on Whitney Plantation. Perhaps the most striking feature are the 40 statues of slave children, whose hauntingly real appearance serves as a reminder that it wasn't just adults that were affected by slavery.

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Why You Should Go...

While there are abundant plantations in Louisiana, few hold as much history to learn from as Whitney Plantation. Check out the stunning Big House among the well-maintained trees and landscape. See the oldest kitchen in Louisiana, Robin’s Blacksmith Shop, and the last surviving French Creole Barn in the United States.

Most importantly, Whitney Plantation does not shy away from its past. Through museum exhibits, memorial artwork and restored buildings, and hundreds of first-person slave narratives, visitors to Whitney will gain a unique perspective on the lives of Louisiana's enslaved people. Visit the slave quarters. Pay tribute to the Wall of Honor memorial dedicated to all the people who were enslaved on Whitney Plantation. Perhaps the most striking feature are the 40 statues of slave children, whose hauntingly real appearance serves as a reminder that it wasn't just adults that were affected by slavery.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round; Closed on: Tuesday

Hours:

9:30am - 4:30pm

9:30am - 4:30pm

Closed

9:30am - 4:30pm

9:30am - 4:30pm

9:30am - 4:30pm

9:30am - 4:30pm

Cost: Less than $25

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students, Military

Parking: Free On-site, Bus

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

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Insider Info

The Whitney Plantation may only be viewed by guided tour. Guests must stay with their tour guide at all times, barring an emergency. The Visitor’s Center museum exhibits and Museum Shop are self-guided.

The visitor center is ADA compliant. The historic Big House is not, and visitors with wheelchairs will not be able to visit the second level. For the hearing impaired, Whitney Plantation will offer a written copy of the information on the tour for guests to follow along while on tour.

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Why You Should Go...

While there are abundant plantations in Louisiana, few hold as much history to learn from as Whitney Plantation. Check out the stunning Big House among the well-maintained trees and landscape. See the oldest kitchen in Louisiana, Robin’s Blacksmith Shop, and the last surviving French Creole Barn in the United States.

Most importantly, Whitney Plantation does not shy away from its past. Through museum exhibits, memorial artwork and restored buildings, and hundreds of first-person slave narratives, visitors to Whitney will gain a unique perspective on the lives of Louisiana's enslaved people. Visit the slave quarters. Pay tribute to the Wall of Honor memorial dedicated to all the people who were enslaved on Whitney Plantation. Perhaps the most striking feature are the 40 statues of slave children, whose hauntingly real appearance serves as a reminder that it wasn't just adults that were affected by slavery.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round; Closed on: Tuesday

Hours:
9:30am - 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm
Closed
9:30am - 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm
9:30am - 4:30pm

Cost: Less than $25

Discounts: Children, Seniors, Students, Military

Parking: Free On-site, Bus

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Guided Tour, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

How You Can Follow...

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Insider Info

The Whitney Plantation may only be viewed by guided tour. Guests must stay with their tour guide at all times, barring an emergency. The Visitor’s Center museum exhibits and Museum Shop are self-guided.

The visitor center is ADA compliant. The historic Big House is not, and visitors with wheelchairs will not be able to visit the second level. For the hearing impaired, Whitney Plantation will offer a written copy of the information on the tour for guests to follow along while on tour.

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