Whitney Plantation

5099 SR 18
Wallace, LA 70049- Map It
Phone: (225) 265-3300

AAA Editor Notes

Whitney Plantation, 5099 SR 18, depicts slave history through exhibits, artwork and restored buildings. Lasting 1.5 hours, walking tours emphasize the day-to-day lives of slaves who lived and worked on the grounds. Guides lead visitors through the historic Antioch Baptist Church, built by former slaves after the Civil War; several outbuildings; the slave quarters; and the well-preserved, late 18th-century Big House. A welcome center with interpretive displays is on-site, as are several memorials, including the Wall of Honor, Allées Gwendolyn Midlo Hall and The Field of Angels. Guided tours are available.
$22; $17 (ages 62+ and students and military with ID); $10 (ages 6-12). Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made online in advance.
Hours: Wed.-Mon. 9:30-4:30. Guided tours are given Wed.-Mon. on the hour 10-3. Closed Jan. 1, Mardi Gras Day, Easter, July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas. Allow 2 hours minimum.