Audubon State Historic Site

11788 SR 965
St. Francisville, LA 70775- Map It
(225) 635-3739

AAA Editor Notes

Audubon State Historic Site is 3 mi. e. off US 61 on SR 965. On this 100-acre woodland site is the 1806 Oakley Plantation House, where John James Audubon lived as an art teacher in 1821 while working on “Birds of America.” A collection of his first-edition prints is displayed. Guided tours of the house are offered. On the grounds are a plantation barn, formal and kitchen gardens, two slave cabins, nature trails and picnic facilities. Note: The Oakley Plantation House is temporarily closed for renovations; phone ahead for updates. Guided tours are available. Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
House tour and grounds $10; $8 (ages 62+); $5 (students ages 4-17). Grounds only $5; free (ages 0-3).
Hours: Wed.-Sun. 9-5. House tours are offered on the hour 10-4. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.