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1208 Museum Dr.,
Houma, LA 70360

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 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 10pm–3pm 985-851-0154


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

  • 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: New Year's Day Mardi Gras Good Friday Easter Sunday Memorial Day July 4th Labor Day Thanksgiving Christmas Eve Christmas Day For Private Events
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Payment Options
  • American Express
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • MasterCard
  • Personal Checks
  • Travelers Checks
  • Visa
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages