Costumed interpreters will intrigue you with the legacy of the Destrehan family, historic events that occurred at this site, and the unique architectural features of the plantation. Destrehan is owned by the River Road Historical Society, a nonprofit organization.
All proceeds are re-invested back into the property for further renovation and educational endeavors.
TOUR HOURS:9 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily except major holidays.
$18 for adults; $7 for children ages 6 through 16. Tickets may be purchased at the Museum Store located on the right (eastern) side of the property.
GROUP TOUR RATES:Special group rates are available for groups of 20 or more, and special interest group tours available on request. Special interactive tours are available by appointment for student groups. Call 985-764-9315 for extended interactive tour rates.
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DIRECTIONS: Destrehan Plantation is located a half-mile from from the Hale Boggs Bridge on River Road (Hwy. 48) in Destrehan and 8 miles from the New Orleans International Airport. The site is accessible from I-10 and Highway 61 by taking I-310 south and exiting at River Road (Highway 48). Turn left at River Road, and the house is on left at 13034 River Road. General parking is located at the east entrance.
View a Google map of our location | GPS location: 9236 River Road, Destrehan, LA