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1208 Museum Dr.,
Houma, LA 70361

Property Description

Along the banks of Little Bayou Black in Houma, Louisiana stands the majestic pink and green manor known as Southdown Plantation.  Built in 1858, the 10,000 square foot house features original 19th century furnishings,  photograph and artifact collections, a history of sugar mill, a native people artifact collection and history and an 1885 worker's cabin.

Tours Tues – Sat 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

Friday evenings at 7:00 p.m. with advance reservation.




From Hwy. 90 take exit for Hwy. 311 east to St. Charles Blvd. Turn right then turn left at first intersection.

The House that Sugar Built
The House that Sugar Built
  • Living History Performance
  • AAA Discount
  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Student Discount
Facility Amenities
  • Bus Parking
General Information
  • Dates closed: Holidays
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Payment Options
  • Cash
  • Personal Checks
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages