Southdown Plantation & Museum

Southdown Plantation Photo
Southdown Plantation Photo
The House that Sugar Built Photo 2
The House that Sugar Built Photo 2
The original Slave quarters at Southdown Plantation Photo 3
The original Slave quarters at Southdown Plantation Photo 3
Horse and Buggy at Southdown 1890's Photo 4
Horse and Buggy at Southdown 1890's Photo 4
Southdown Museum's Marketplace Overhead View Photo 5
Southdown Museum's Marketplace Overhead View Photo 5
Southdown Sugar Mill Dairy Letter Photo 6
Southdown Sugar Mill Dairy Letter Photo 6
Original Louis C. Tiffany Stained Glass Panel Photo 7
Original Louis C. Tiffany Stained Glass Panel Photo 7

Location

1208 Museum Dr.
Houma LA 70360

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 sq. ft. house features original 19th century furnishings,  photographs & artifacts, sugar cane history, a native people artifact collection and history, Mardi Gras collection and history, original slaves quarters and an 1885 plantation worker's cabin. 

Tours: Tues–Sat 10am–4pm Last tour starts promptly at 3pm.

Amenities

Designations
  • National Register of Historic Places
Discounts
  • AAA Discount
  • Group Discount
  • Military Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Student Discount
General Information
  • Cash Only
  • Family Friendly
  • Handicapped Accessible
Parking
  • Bus Parking