Whitney Plantation /

Explore the profound legacy of African descendants who toiled on the Whitney Plantation, a poignant testament to the human experience in the antebellum South. 

Whitney Plantation / Museum Tour

Our tour delves into the untold stories of those enslaved, shedding light on their struggles, resilience, and contributions.

Immerse yourself in the daily life of plantation laborers as you wander through restored slave cabins, witness original artifacts, and hear gripping accounts passed down through generations. Gain insight into the economic, social, and cultural dynamics of the era, marked by the harsh realities of slavery and the resilience of those who endured it.

The Whitney Plantation stands apart as the only plantation museum in Louisiana dedicated solely to the lives of enslaved people. By centering the narratives of the marginalized, it offers a nuanced perspective on American history, challenging visitors to confront uncomfortable truths and fostering dialogue on the legacy of slavery.

Why take this tour?

Beyond its historical significance, a visit to the Whitney Plantation offers a transformative experience, fostering empathy, understanding, and a commitment to justice. It’s a chance to honor the resilience of those who came before us and to reflect on the ongoing struggle for equality and justice.

In the words of Maya Angelou, “History, despite its wrenching pain, cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.” Join us on a journey through the Whitney Plantation and confront the past to shape a more just future.

Note: Please note that our tour also offers a Southern-style buffet option featuring New Orleans cuisine.

Whitney Plantation
        Historical Museum Original Salve Narratives
Plantation Homes Enslaved Quarters
2nd Line Tours’ provides travel to and from the event.
Colonial Louisiana history

With the 2nd Line Tours’ Whitney Plantation Tour, you will experience colonial Louisiana history and points of interest.

Tour Times
The 2nd Line Tours’ Whitney Plantation Tour is a 4 hour tour.

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Tour Details

We offer complimentary hotel pick up service for our plantation tours. Pick up zone is within a 1.2 mile radius of 414 Canal St, New Orleans, LA

For hotels and Airbnbs outside of our designated pick up zone, you must meet tour guide/driver at: 414 Canal st New Orleans LA

Tour Prices

Adults— $75 USD
Children — $55 USD
Adults with food — $105 USD
Children with food — $80 USD

Note: Children 12 years & under are suitable for children Package.

Tour Dates and Times

Whitney Plantation tours is offered everyday except Tuesday.

Pick-up is between 8am and 8:30am

Tours begin at 8am and end at 1pm