Whitney Plantation is the only former plantation site in Louisiana with an exclusive focus on slavery. Generations of Africans and their descendants were enslaved here to establish and maintain indigo, rice, and sugar crops. Visitors learn about this history through tours, exhibits, memorials, and artwork.
Advanced ticket purchases highly recommended, as these tours sell out quickly!
- Adult Ages 19+
- Youth Ages 7-18
- Child Free for Age 6 and Younger (Ticket Required)
The Whitney Plantation educates the public about the history and legacies of slavery in the United States.
- Guided Tours are available on a first-come, first served-basis. Advanced purchase is highly recommended, as they do sell out.
Day-of tickets cannot be transferred to another time or refunded.
- For a list of holiday closures, please visit www.whitneyplantation.org
- We are located on the Mississippi River at 5099 Highway 18, Edgard, LA 70049