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Tickets for Whitney Plantation: Tour from New Orleans

Tour a former plantation and visit one of America's few museums on slavery

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Starting time: 12:00
Duration: 5h
Audio guide: English
Live guide: English
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What's included

Narrated transport from New Orleans in a motor coach
90-minute guided tour of the Whitney Plantation with an English-speaking guide

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  • Pay tribute to the millions who suffered under slavery, from colonial beginnings to emancipation and beyond
  • Learn more about the slave trade and the life of a slave through first-hand narratives and museum exhibits
  • See a slave's former blacksmith shop, where Jamie Foxx was branded in Tarantino's Django Unchained

In 1860, there were roughly four million recorded slaves in America. The Whitney Plantation pays homage to them, and delves deeper into the lives of the slaves who worked the land there from its establishment in 1752 until slavery's abolition.

This plantation tour will take you to slave cabins, and past various memorials and art pieces commemorating Louisiana's slaves. You'll also be able to see the big house from the poignant vantage point of the slave jail on the grounds.

  • Present your smartphone voucher at the Gray Line Lighthouse Ticket Booth in New Orleans
  • The tour starts at 12:00
Whitney Plantation
5099 Louisiana Hwy 18, Edgard, LA 70049, Edgard
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