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Oak Alley Plantation

3645 Highway 18, Vacherie, LA 70090-7079
+1 225-265-2151
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A powerful testimony to the rich history of the antebellum south, Oak Alley invites visitors to explore all facets of her plantation past. The Slavery at Oak Alley exhibit, Civil War exhibit, Sugarcane Theater and Big House offer an experience as compelling as the plantation’s 25 historic acres and 300 year old allee of oaks.
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3645 Highway 18, Vacherie, LA 70090-7079
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visit of the garden, mansion and baraquments for slaves. Very few explanations about slavery. We see only one point of view but we guess it's everywhere like this. The mansion and the alley is really beautiful. The interior is less fancy than we expected. You...More

Thank Mahi1203
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is just like the pictures I saw and more! From The beautiful alley of 300 year old oaks, well maintained museum home, lovely gardens to the slaves museum, this site is worth a visit.

Thank Danksy71
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I spent the better part of a day at the plantation and probably missed plenty. Our guide through the home was entertaining and extremely knowledgeable of the plantations history. Amazing

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited the Plantation with the family after Mardi Gras as a way to wind down from all the festivities and before flying home. It was quite beautiful. Our tour guide was a wealth of information on the family and the slaves who lived here, as...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Another great plantation to visit. Gorgeous ground and a wonderful tour with a very knowledgeable guide. You can visit the Slavs cabins , there is a lot info and some exhibits in the garden that is self guided. We had a sandwich before at the...More

Thank Bingitt
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't decide on 1 star or 5 stars. It's horrible and amazing. I still can't get the lump out of my throat after having visited the slave quarters. If you've only read the history of the south in school books, come and walk among...More

Thank Tammy S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing the tour guides are well informed and provided excellent information about the house and life in it. I loved the fact they did not try to pretend that salves did not get Mist treated or that it did not happen at...More

Thank Brett H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a restored southern plantation house with replica slaves quarters. One of the few fully restored plantations left. Gives a realistic view of that part of American history. Our tour guide was excellent. She had a good knowledge of the property and it's history....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just knowing this was a plantation, where humans lived as slaves creeps me out! Interesting to document "American history"! Massive house, wonders of the materials used back then to build it! Wonderful landscaoe, loved the mint juleip alcoholic beverage that they let u take inside...More

Thank Kizerkot9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Picturesque, but a little stale. Maybe it was the size of the crowd. The tour guide was fantastic and was working with new material. Just didn't feel as connected as I did when I went on the Laura Plantation tour. Loved the set up dining...More

Thank Paula T
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Akonite
19 November 2017|
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Response from john s | Reviewed this property |
Laura plantation is very close to oak alley and has a wonderful presentation of life during this period. Typing in louisiana plantation country on any search engine will give you many options. I can't think of the name at... More
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LynnAF58
16 April 2017|
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Response from talawyer | Reviewed this property |
We went in January 2017. the weather was beautiful! almost nobody there. We stayed at one of the cabins on the grounds and we walked around at night, we were the only people there. no crowd at all! It was perfect.
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Ricky W
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