Southdown Plantation & Museum, Houma

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A 19th-century manor, Southdown Plantation & Museum is filled with historical items and antiques. Fully guided tours of the house and slave quarters provide deeper insight into the history behind this estate; self-guided tours of workers' cabin are also available. The museum gift shop offers hundreds of items, including kids' books, blankets, jewelry, bags, music, and a big collection of cookbooks and other literature. Explore the website for details about tours, contact details, and current opening hours. Put Southdown Plantation & Museum into our Houma trip app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Houma.
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  • My daughter and son in law had their wedding there. The staff went out of their way to make everything go just right, from setup to pickup everything was absolutely perfect! Highly suggest having a we...  more »
  • We happened to come on a day that they were setting up for a wedding so they weren't doing tours. But when the caretakers found out we were from out of state they let us in the house and get us an imp...  more »
  • The plantations are beautiful and full of history. Our tour guide was an amazing guide full of knowledge of the history of the families, who owned and ran the plantation. There are many historical eve...  more »
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  • Our daughter was a missionary serving in this area. She was gone 1 1/2 years, so a year after she returned home, we took her back to the place she loved on a vacation. We had a fabulous time, and one of the things we did was to take a tour at the plantation. Loved it! What a blast back to Another time. I believe that enslaving anyone is wrong, but history teaches us, and thank goodness some of these old homes remain,
  • The tour guide was excellent and the plantation was incredible. So much amazing information and history.
  • We always go to the craft show in the spring and fall. I love going on tours of the house. Love having a piece of history in our home town.
  • The Arts and Crafts show at Southdown yesterday was wonderful. (March 24, 2018) They also have an Autumn one in November. Loved it!!! You must go.
  • Second time coming here, the company I work for rents a spot outside to hold our family day. Very nice place for a gathering
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