Our tour operates daily. We will pick you up in the French Quarter at 10:30 a.m. and will return around 4:00 p.m. The price is $59 for adults and $40 for children, 12 and under.Call Toll Free 877-303-1776 or 504-488-1177 or
click here to make a reservation.
You will ride in a 32 passenger luxury bus where you will view a short film showing the history of the property. If you like, you may view it HERE as well. Your ticket includes a guided tour of the house. Our specially trained tour guides enjoy their subject and their guests. They are more than happy to answer questions or engage requests for more information. The plantation is staffed with plenty of guides to keep groups small and the presentation tailored to what is most interesting to guests.
for a Houmas House Tour or call Zerve at (800) 979-3370.
After your guided tour you will be free to enjoy the Crown Jewel of Louisiana's River Road at your own pace and experience our hospitality as a welcomed guest. Relax with a refreshing mint julep, freshly prepared in The Turtle Bar located in one of our twin Garconierre's, very rare among plantation homes. Enjoy the breeze off the Mississippi as you stroll through the shadows of ancient oaks.
You will also have plenty of time to enjoy a relaxing lunch at Cafe' Burnside. Our menu is varied and ranges from a great healthy salad, to a fried oyster po-boy, to a filet mignon, done just right. Relax and order a mint julep or select a bottle of wine from our extensive wine list, and enjoy the afternoon. Click here for Cafe' Burnside Menu.
Your visit would not be complete without a stop in our Gift Shop and The River Region Art Gallery located at the main entrance. Here you will find a wide selection of unique souvenirs, novelty items, handmade collectibles, original works of art and prints, as well as cookbooks, candles, photographs and fascinating books on the architecture, history and culture of south Louisiana and New Orleans. Many items are one of a kind and cannot be purchased anywhere else. We offer the perfect gift for that special occasion.
Whether you're being guided through the mansion with its artwork, artifacts and antiques or discovering the beauty of the immaculate gardens and grounds at your own pace, you will quickly understand that a visit to Houmas House Plantation and Gardens is a unique experience. We also offer special group rates for groups of 10 or more, please call for details, Toll Free 877-303-1776 or 504-488-1177.