San Francisco Plantation

San Francisco Plantation House, the most opulent plantation house in North America, is located on the east bank of the Mississippi River less than 40 minutes from New Orleans, Louisiana. It is a galleried house of the Creole open suite style, nestled under centuries old Live Oaks, and contains one of the finest antique collections in the country. This Louisiana Plantation is a National Landmark and is open daily for plantation tours.

Built in 1856 by Edmond Bozonier Marmillion, San Francisco Plantation is the only "Grand Mansion" on the River Road to be completely and authentically restored. From its period antique furnishings and elaborate detail work to its five hand painted ceilings, she has truly earned her place as one of the most unique plantations in the South. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this vividly colored home is influenced by Louise Marmillion's Bavarian Heritage. San Francisco Plantation is also home to an 1830s slave cabin and an 1840s schoolhouse. 

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Latitude: 30.04949 Longitude: -90.601953 Elevation: 17 ft
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Hours Open

7 days a week 9:40 a.m. - 4:40 p.m.

Time Period Represented

1830s - 1850s

Seasons Open

Open year-round.

Visitor Fees

$15 adults; $10 students (17 and under)

Accessibility Notes

Handicap access is available on the ground floor only. 

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