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Whitney Museum Plantation

Details

  • Adventure TypeTours, Lessons & Diving
  • Cancelation PolicyModerate

Adventure Details

The Whitney Plantation offers a unique and immersive experience as America's first Slavery Museum, providing visitors with a deep understanding of the harsh realities of slavery in Louisiana. The 5.5-hour adventure includes transportation time and a 90-minute walking tour, allowing visitors to explore the lives of enslaved people on a 1830's sugar plantation. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about the lives of enslaved individuals through real oral histories recorded by the Federal Writers Project during the Depression. The site, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, features original structures such as a French Creole Barn, detached kitchen, and the Big House, all built by slaves. With a focus on providing a voice and respect to the slaves who lived and worked on the plantation, Whitney Plantation offers a meaningful and educational experience for all who visit. To make the most of the experience at Whitney Plantation, visitors are encouraged to dress appropriately for weather conditions and come prepared for a day of learning and reflection. With museum exhibits, memorial artwork, and thousands of first-person slave narratives, the plantation offers a comprehensive look at the history of slavery in Louisiana, ensuring that the stories of the enslaved are remembered and honored. - Explore America's first Slavery Museum - Gain a unique perspective on the lives of enslaved people in Louisiana - Dress for weather conditions and come prepared for a meaningful and educational experience. TLDR: - Discover the Whitney Plantation, America's first Slavery Museum - Learn about the lives of enslaved individuals on a 1830's sugar plantation - Dress appropriately and prepare for a day of learning and reflection

Damage Deposit

Your payment method will be charged a damage deposit of USD 0.00 24h prior to your rental. Pending any damages, the damage deposit will be returned 48h post rental. This damage deposit secures the host if the boat is damaged during your rental. The damage deposit must be taken from the same card that the booking was made on. Questions? Contact us by clicking on the blue support button.

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$80.00
per day