- Astounding Architectural Features:

     - 75 Foot Tower & Gingerbread Trim

     - Octagonal Sugarcane Plantation Office

     - Unique Hand-Painted Staircase

     - 16 Foot High Cove-Molded Ceilings

     - Gothic Gasoliers

     - Hand-carved Fireplace Griffins

     - Original Tiles

     - Original Hand-stamped Wallpaper

Southdown Plantation

(1859 & 1893)      Known as the pink house, it is located about 7 miles south of Ardoyne. Bedroom furniture displayed here came from Ardoyne Plantation. It is open for tours and events and also houses a gift shop.   www.southdownmuseum.org

Take a driving tour down Little Bayou Black, then stop by Ardoyne to hear the story of this Sugarcane Plantation road!

Crescent Farm

(1849)      About 3 miles south of Ardoyne,

it was built by the first Shaffer to come to Terrebonne Parish. It is now used for a law office and is not open for tours.

Magnolia Plantation

(1834)      Located 5 miles north of Ardoyne.

It was used as a Union hospital during the Civil War. It is currently a private home and

is not open for tours.

Ellendale Plantation

(1874)      This cottage is located 1.5 miles 

south of Ardoyne directly across from the Country Club on Hwy 311. It is privately owned and not open to the public.

Plantations on Highway 311

Visiting the Plantation


- Original Family Furniture

- Historical Antiques

- Authentic Louisiana Paintings & Art

  by Audubon, Osicran, Dysdale...

- Louisiana-made Furniture

     Prudent Mallard, Duncan Pfife

- "Meet" George Washington & Nellie Custis

  or maybe even Uncle Benny's Ghost!

Tour Information

Guided Tours Given:

(No appointment necessary for

individuals and small groups)

Tuesday - Saturday

9:30 AM, 11:30 AM &  2:00 PM

Other times available by appointment.

Tour Rates

Adult: $15.00

Youth: $10.00 (Ages 6-17)

Senior: $14.00 (Ages 60 and over)

Military: $14.00 (with valid military ID)

Tour not recommended for children under 5.



   Adult: $13.00 ; Youth: $8.00

School Class Groups:

   Student: $6.00 ; Adult: $10.00

   Teacher: Free (1 per classroom)

Discounts are for groups of 15 or more.


- Collections:

     - Louisiana Cypress Knee Dolls

     - 300+ Antique Travel Spoons

     - Plantation Workers Pay Tokens

     - Antique quilts, needlework

     - Newcomb Pottery

     - Over 2000 Books

     - Wood Carvings

        and so much more!

Call us or visit   www.viator.com

to check available tour dates and times.​​

- Closed: New Year's Eve and Day, Fat Tuesday, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve/ Day.

Large groups (15+) must call 985-804-2271 or email us at ArdoynePlantation@aol.com 

to reserve tour times.

Bus and School Tours Welcome!