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317 E. Main St.,
New Iberia, LA 70560

Property Description

Built for a wealthy sugar planter in 1834, Shadows-on-the-Teche was home to four generations before becoming a National Trust Historic Site. Live Oaks draped with Spanish Moss cast shadows on house, gardens, and Bayou Teche. Family furnishings and letters present an authentic "picture of the life" for visitors to this National Historic Landmark. Special events and programs scheduled throughout the year.


Take US 90 to exit 128 towards New Iberia on Hwy 14. Take Hwy 14 into New Iberia (it becomes Center St.). At Main St, (Hwy 182 W.) turn left, Plantation home immedately on right Shadows-on-the-Teche Visitor Center and parking on left.

  • Historical Museum
  • Plantation
  • National Register of Historic Places
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • AAA Discount
  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Student Discount
Facility Amenities
  • Bus Parking
General Information
  • Dates closed: Sundays and Major Holidays
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Payment Options
  • Cash
  • MasterCard
  • Travelers Checks
  • Visa
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages