ARDOYNE PLANTATION HOUSE
Tuesday - Saturday
9:30 AM, 11:30 AM & 2:00 PM
Other times available by appointment.
Tours given on a first-come-first-served basis. Appointments not necessary for individuals or small families.
Closed: New Year's Eve and Day, Fat Tuesday, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve/ Day.
Check www.VIATOR.com for other closed dates or to book a tour.
We welcome bus tours, club and school groups. Large groups (15+) must call 985-804-2271 or email us at ArdoynePlantation@aol.com
to check availability and
to reserve tour times. We will happily help you plan your visit to Houma and suggest an itinerary for your group.
Discounted Group Rates:
Groups: Adult: $13; Youth: $8
School Class Groups:
Adult $10; Student: $6;
Teacher: Free (1 per classroom)
Although you can't pay with
plantation tokens for
Louisiana plantation tours today,
Ardoyne rates are the lowest around. If planning ahead, you may purchase your tickets online.
Tickets may also be purchased at the door, if available. Note that same day tickets are not sold ONLINE the day of the tour and can only be purchased at the door.
Guided Tour Prices:
Seniors: $14 (60+ years)
Youth (6-17 years) $10
Free for 5 years and under.
There are many collections in the home to include over 2000 books, 300 spoons, plantation tokens, Louisiana Native American baskets, Newcomb Pottery, crystal and china, quilts, needlework, plus paintings and prints from such artists as Alexander Drysdale and
John James Audubon.
The Shaffer family still owns about 300 acres of the original Ardoyne Plantation farm land. This land is leased to a local sugarcane farmer. The photo above is one of his harvesting tractors.
A Chateau on the Bayou Bed and Breakfast is just 20 minutes from Ardoyne Plantation and is located between Houma & New Orleans. Contact owner, Claudette Pitre, for reservations.