Whitney Plantation

Whitney Plantation

Whitney Plantation tells a story with a focus on the enslaved.

African American Heritage Trail

Discover the historic church at Whitney Plantation.

Whitney Plantation is a museum of slavery on the grounds of a historical sugar, rice and indigo plantation established in 1752, and is the only plantation museum with an exclusive focus on the lives of the enslaved. On a 90-minute walking tour, you will learn about the lives of 350 people who were held in bondage on these grounds for over 100 years.

Through museum exhibits, memorial artwork and restored buildings and hundreds of first-person slave narratives, visitors to Whitney will gain a unique perspective on the lives of Louisiana's enslaved people.


5099 Highway 18 Wallace, LA 70049

(225) 265-3300
Hours Of Operation

Guided tours offered daily between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.

(Closed Tuesdays)