- Historic Sites
Oak Alley Plantation
The plantation is located on the Mississippi River between the historic Louisiana cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge. The quarter-mile canopy of giant live oak trees, believed to be nearly 300 years old, forms an impressive avenue leading to the classic Greek-revival style antebellum home. Tours of the mansion are conducted by guides dressed in period costumes and are given on the hour, generally lasting 35 to 40 minutes. Visitors may walk the well-manicured grounds at their leisure with the help of a grounds map, which is provided when you purchase your ticket. For our international visitors, we offer a ground map and a brief written history of the mansion tour in French, Spanish and German.