Houmas House Plantation and Gardens is open Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m.

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens is conveniently located between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, just 4 miles from I-10 on Louisiana's historic River Road. The plantation is less than an hour from New Orleans's Armstrong International Airport and less than a half-hour from Baton Rouge.

Interstate highways bring visitors to Houmas House from across the Gulf Coast.

If you are driving …

FROM BATON ROUGE
Take Interstate - 10 East to Gonzales. Take Exit 179 (Hwy 44). Turn right off the exit onto Hwy 44 and proceed past Pelican Point Homes and Golf Club, across the intersection with LA Hwy 22. After you cross HWY 22, go about a half mile and turn right at the levee onto River Road. Houmas House is on your right in less than a half mile. Enter the parking area on the far side of the property just past the white fence along the front of the property.

FROM NEW ORLEANS
Take Interstate -10 West across the Bonnet Carre Spillway, past LaPlace and Gramercy to Exit 182 (Hwy 22). At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left on LA Hwy 22.
Passing under the Interstate, you will proceed straight ahead on Hwy 22, past the turnoff to Donaldsonville, the Cajun Village and in front of the Ascension Parish Visitor's Center.

Hwy 22 bends to the right in a long arc before you come to the light at LA HWY 44. Turn left on Hwy 44 and proceed less than half a mile to the River Road. Turn right at the levee and look for the entrance to Houmas House Plantation and Gardens about half a mile down the road, just at the end of the white fence that spans the front of the property.

FROM HAMMOND, LA
Take Interstate - 55 South to Interstate - 10 West. Proceed to Sorrento Exit 182 (Hwy 22). At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left on LA Hwy 22.

Proceed on Hwy 22, past the turnoff to Donaldsonville, the Cajun Village and in front of the Ascension Parish Visitor's Center.

Hwy 22 bends to the right in a long arc before you come to the light at LA HWY 44. Turn left on Hwy 44 and proceed a short distance to the River Road. Turn right at the levee and look for the entrance to Houmas House Plantation and Gardens parking area, about half a mile down the road just at the end of the white fence that spans the front of the property.

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