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Audubon State Historic Site

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Well Preserved Antebellum Jewel

Although this is only two miles from our home, I haven't been here in over 15 years. We took family... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Saint Francisville, Louisiana
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A nice site to visit

This was an interesting site to visit. I had been here many years before and was interested to... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Although this is only two miles from our home, I haven't been here in over 15 years. We took family to the tour and I was so impressed by how much nicer it is. The state has done an impressive job of bringing the period...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KBear58
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I didn't know Audubon had worked at the Oakley Plantation until touring the museum. He drew 32 of his original bird sketches while working there as a tutor. The museum is small but informative. We walked the grounds ourselves for $5 each. Set aside about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wmcbryde21
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This was an interesting site to visit. I had been here many years before and was interested to return. Unfortunately the main attraction, Oakley, was undergoing renovation and could not be toured. But the film at the center was very well done and the reproductions...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank GGsMommie
Reviewed 18 April 2017

When touring St. Francisville you must stop in and take a tour of the Oakley Plantation. It is not too far from downtown St. Francisville and well worth your time. You can learn a little about Audubon's time in St. Francisville.

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank kristen l
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This home has it's reputation on that John Audubon had a extended stay here and did some painting of the local birds.It is a lovely old home with period furniture.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Brenda V
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We have been here so many times and we always enjoy it. Love the history and that John James Audubon once lived here. A must see if you are in the area.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Reywrap
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This historic site is focused on the time Audubon stayed at the plantation. It is very informative with a different focus than most plantation tours. Has many nice Audubon prints on display

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Debra H
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had an amazing tour here. Learned so much about the history of the area. Saw actual prints of James Audobun and learned so much about him. Great visitors center!

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank bettyskid
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Came here the first time with my mom in 2012 and then again with my hubby in 2016. Each time was different and wonderful. You learn so much history from the fantastic guides and also get as much time as you like to wander the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank AleahsMom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This was an interesting historical location with some stories pertaining to Audubon, the artist. The location has been kept, as much as possible, as it would have been when he was there for 3 months. It is an educational place to visit.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Debbie099
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