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Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site

12501 La Highway 10, Saint Francisville, LA 70775-4531
+1 888-376-1867
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Antebellum plantation house

Very pretty and well restored plantation house. Similar alley of oak trees as Oak Alley further... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
97ozhappy
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Alexandria, Virginia
Excellent Photo site !!!

I came to this Plantation for a family photo shoot, what and excellent choice !!! We paid to go all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sonotraveler5959
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Los Angeles, California
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Historic plantation house restoration. Original buildings on site include the kitchen, doctor's office, cool house, Nina's wing, a tool shed, a hot house, and summer houses (gazebos) throughout the gardens. The gift shop stays open from 9am - 4:30pm and is independently run. Rosedown does not provide over night accommodations and there is no restaurant on site. Hours of operation are from 9am-5pm seven days a week. The first house tour is at 10am and the last house tour is at 4pm. Closed for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12501 La Highway 10, Saint Francisville, LA 70775-4531
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+1 888-376-1867
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"original furnishings"
in 18 reviews
"tour guide"
in 42 reviews
"formal gardens"
in 7 reviews
"the main house"
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"second floor balcony"
in 4 reviews
"house tour"
in 14 reviews
"original family"
in 4 reviews
"gardens are beautiful"
in 6 reviews
"front porch"
in 5 reviews
"oak alley"
in 17 reviews
"family history"
in 5 reviews
"take pictures"
in 12 reviews
"wonderful tour"
in 9 reviews
"gift shop"
in 13 reviews
"live oaks"
in 4 reviews
"state historic site"
in 4 reviews
"new orleans"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very pretty and well restored plantation house. Similar alley of oak trees as Oak Alley further down the river.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came to this Plantation for a family photo shoot, what and excellent choice !!! We paid to go all over the grounds and a tour (which we ended up not doing). the staff was very friendly. The entire experience was excellent ! Beautiful place...More

Thank sonotraveler5959
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This plantation has beautiful gardens and many buildings on the property that can be viewed while waiting for the tour to start of the Residence which starts on the hour. The plantation is run by the state and Park Rangers guide the tour. The rangers...More

Thank Sharon O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got to Rosedown and was able to walk the paths and see the gardens prior to the tour of the Residence. The gardens need a great deal of work, and don't know if that was just because of a colder than normal winter or lack...More

Thank FRED W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is run by the state, and very well done. The tour guide was a park ranger, & very knowledgeable. The grounds are beautiful, with a gorgeous oak alley. Much better than Myrtles Mansion.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one in a series of reviews of three Spring Gardens in St. Francisville and Darrow Louisiana in March 2018. It is provided for those who need to prioritize visits. No Plantation Houses were visited Rosedown Plantation is a State Park with very nice...More

Thank tedmc_12
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so happy to have a beautiful day to tour Rosedown. The grounds were outstanding! We have toured many plantation homes and Rosedown is lovely. However, the tour was rather bland. I'm sure the guide was knowledgeable but should really get away from such...More

Thank memlane25
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful Southern Mansion. Great tour of home and gardens are beautiful in Spring! A must see when in the St. Francisville area.

Thank Ronald G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The plantation grounds and house were very nice and impressive, but the tour itself was quite underwhelming. The tour guide was very scripted and did not want to deviate at all. It was very hard to listen to. Most other tours I’ve been on the...More

Thank Scott B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We toured the plantation on the afternoon of Friday, March 16. This was the first plantation our 14 year old daughter has seen. The tour was quite interesting. The tour guides did a great job telling the history of the house, the people that had...More

Thank Tracy M
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mojomo
5 April 2017|
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Response from cynlynn | Reviewed this property |
Houmas Plantation is at least an hour away from Rosedown. If you are visiting six in the Rosedown area, you might want to include Oakley. It's in the James Audubon State Park. It's really a beautiful setting and an... More
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Sandy2420
15 November 2015|
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Response from Debbie k | Reviewed this property |
There is no way to get there other than by car.
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