from San Francisco Plantation
San Francisco Plantation House, the most opulent plantation house in North America, is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River, less than 40 minutes from New Orleans, Louisiana. It is a galleried house of the Creole open suite style, nestled under centuries old Live Oaks and contains one of the finest antique collections in the country. This Louisiana Plantation is a National Historic Landmark and is open daily for plantation tours.
About the Plantation:
-Open 359 days a year
-Located on the Great River Road on 7 green acres of land
-Built in 1856 by wealthy sugar planter
-Period dressed tour guides
-$2 million restoration in 1977
-Nestled under centuries old Live Oak trees
-Vividly colored plantation home influenced by the mistress’s Bavarian heritage
-One of the finest antique collections in the country
-Walk through 14 rooms filled with period antiques
-Great combination of romance and history
-World-renown hand painted ceilings
-Faux marbre and Faux bois
-National Historic Landmark preserving Louisiana history
-1830’s School House & 1840’s Slave Cabin
March – October: 9:40AM – 4:40PM
November – February: 9:40AM – 4:00PM
Tours begin every 20 minutes daily. One of our guides, dressed in period attire, will escort you through a 45 minute presentation of all 14 rooms of the plantation and the grounds.
We are closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, Mardi Gras Day and Easter Sunday.