• Courtesy of Charles Ward

    Cane River Creole

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Guided Tours

A guided tour of the Oakland Plantation main house is available everyday at 1pm. Depending on staff levels more tours may be available. For more information on guided tours call 318 356-8441.

The main house at Magnolia is privately owned and not open to the public.

 
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Heritage ranger Jean Carter giving a tour.
NPS photo

Did You Know?

Mule Barn

The central structure of the Oakland mule barn was built as a smoke house in the 1820s. The resourcefulness of plantation residents can be seen in the adaptive reuse of the smoke house structure to accommodate the mules that were displaced when the original barn burned.