What To Expect
Enjoy a panoramic view of Lake Pontchartrain as you cross the Bonnet Carre Spillway (the flood outlet of the Mississippi River).
Within the boundaries of the "Habitation Haydel", as the Whitney Plantation was originally known, the story of the Haydel family of German immigrants and the slaves that they held were intertwined.
In 2014, the Whitney Plantation opened its doors to the public for the first time in its 262 year history as the only plantation museum in Louisiana with a focus on slavery.
Enjoy museum exhibits, memorial artwork and restored buildings and hundreds of first-person slave narratives. Gain a unique perspective on the lives of Louisiana's enslaved people
Transportation to Whitney Plantation
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Walking the grounds is an integral part of this experience.
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2 hours and 30 minutes
2 - 2.5 hours
4 hours and 15 minutes