The Whitney Plantation is the only plantation in Louisiana with an exclusive focus on slavery. Using monumental artwork and memorials, the site provides a space for visitors to honor the memory of enslaved people. Join the founding Executive Director and Research Director on a behind the scenes tour of the site.
Bus will depart from Convention Center at 8:30 AM.
Ticket price: $25.00
Bottled water and snacks (i.e. granola bars & fruit) will be provided.
The visitor center is ADA compliant. The bulk of the tour is an outdoor walking tour and can be accessed with walkers and motorized wheelchairs. We have a written transcript of the tour available for guests with hearing impairment. Service animals are allowed on the tour.
Guests should bring an umbrella, comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and bug spray.