Hours & Admission


Note: Admission tickets not sold in advance.

Admission to the historic site requires a ticket, which may be purchased at the Ticket Booth upon arrival. Admission includes guided tours of the Big House, and self-guided tours of the Historic Grounds, "Slavery at Oak Alley" Exhibit, Civil War Encampment, Blacksmith Shop, Sugarcane Video and fifteen other exhibits and points of interest.

Hours of Operations:

November- February
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily

Special note: The first guided tour of the "Big House" begins at 9:30 a.m. and offered on the hour & 1/2 hours until closing. All exhibits open at 9:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. Second floor is not handicap accessible, an iPad video is available for viewing second floor tour.

Open daily except New Year's Day, Mardi Gras Tuesday,  Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

The restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Seating is on a first come, first served basis.
The gift shop and café are open from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.   

Plantation Admission includes Historic Grounds, Exhibits and Big House

Admission type Single admission

Adults (19 yrs & older)


Youth (13 to 18 yrs old) $8.00

Children (6 to 12 yrs old)


5 yrs & under




'Friends of Oak Alley' Members (Learn more) Free for Member and 1 guest

Note: Tour reservations are required for groups of 20 or more.

For groups interested in scheduling a visit to the plantation, please contact Hillary Loeber
in our sales department or call us at 800-44ALLEY.  School groups may click here for additional information.

We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express
Personal checks are not accepted for admission.

Getting to Oak Alley Plantation

If you will have your own vehicle or plan to rent a vehicle to drive out to Oak Alley Plantation, click here to see a map and directions.    If not, there are several sightseeing companies out of New Orleans that offer daily tours.

All prices in US dollars            Prices include sales tax

Rates subject to change

Photography is welcomed at Oak Alley Plantation, as long as it does not disrupt our tours. Videotaping and video-streaming are prohibited during guided tours.

For safety reasons, the use of "drones" or any aerial photography devices is not permitted.


AAA Gem Designation

Oak Alley Plantation is a AAA Gem. Attractions distinguished with the Gem Designation are judged to be of exceptional interest and quality by AAA's professional evaluators. Read more about the Gem Designation.