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All reviews oil company oak alley interesting house our tour guide ceiling paintings slave quarter original furniture dressed in period costume slave cabins aaa discount new orleans excellent guide family history interesting history nice place to visit well worth the visit beautiful building
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guide was wonderful - I don't remember his name, white beard - amazing guide. He was a history teacher, so he definitely knows his stuff. Very engaging. Sad history about the treatment of the slaves here, though. Charles is definitely still around this place....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Aromatherapy45
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Added this plantation to our itinerary since it was included on our New Orleans Pass. Seems most people pass this place by. Located amongst the oil refinery, it certainly has the odor of it. Docents were very interesting. Ours play acted out characters to us...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank BeckyfromNY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very different Plantation Style Home. Unique color and Style, The Tour of the Home and gardens last about an hour. I learned a lot, there are still somethings origional to the house the rest was Period Pieces! The restored painted ceilings were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank skyvixen1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on a tour of the home. Really enjoyed Dudley speaking in character. It was interesting. The plantation showed how the people live even though they were not most wealthy

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Beth F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really liked the building and enjoyed the docent led tour. This is not one of the grand, bus tour plantations, and that alone makes it worth visiting! We arrived late in the day and were the ONLY visitors for the day. Yet this plantation...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Philip C
Reviewed 7 December 2018

My visit, unfortunately, was less than great. I am a decedent of Achilles Bougere, one of the former owners of the house (a many-times-great grandaughter). I'm sad to say that much of the history of the plantation concerning my family is not included in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank knberdou
San Francisco P, Director of Sales at San Francisco Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2018

Hello, Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We sincerely apologize about your tour guide going off script. I can assure you that nothing in our script contains any disrespectful quips or jokes regarding the Bougere family or any of the other previous owners....More

Reviewed 9 October 2018

went in august of 18. very laid back. no big crowds like at oak alley. more original furniture to the home. also, more stories about the people that lived there. found very interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank scallanamy72
Reviewed 30 September 2018

The San Francisco Plantation is surrounded by factories and refineries. It's almost odd to see such a beautiful and brightly colored home in the middle of it. Checking it was a breeze at their gift shop. Our tour guide, Jonas met us at the house....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Was a nice place to visit, but not as grand as some of the others nearby. It is sort of just "there" if that makes sense. Nothing around it, but industrial unfortunately. Worth a stop if you have extra time, but wouldn't be my first...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Amber M
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

This house was had such cool architecture and the stories about people who lived there were very interesting. Definitely worth a visit! Overall a great tour, from a guide called Janice. She was very knowledgeable about the house and everything within (furniture, family letters, etc.)...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Magen J
30 March 2017|
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Response from Dianne J | Reviewed this property |
About an hour just in the house. You can walk around the grounds and see the school house that was brought there that is authentic to the time and era and an existing house where workers would have stayed. You can do this on... More
Vicki B
31 August 2015|
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Response from cathy h | Reviewed this property |
Photos are officially not allowed...although my guide allowed them as long as we kept her out of our photos.
19 December 2014|
Response from San Francisco P | Property representative |
We don't have a senior discount. Our 2014 ticket prices are: $15.00 per adult $10.00 per child (ages 7-17) $14.00 for AAA members or Military Children 6 and under are free