Group tours can be arranged for groups of 21 or more with one month advanced booking.
Half of the total payment for the group is due at the time of booking, excluding school groups.
This deposit is nonrefundable unless two weeks notice is given.
All tours are 90 minutes, please plan for a minimum of a two hour visit.
No group tours are reserved unless you have received a confirmation from the Education and Group Sales Coordinator.
All confirmations are sent via email
Group Tours Form
Group tour participants:
Please note tours cannot accommodate more than 60 people at one time. If your groups will exceed this number, expect a minimum of a four hour visit.
School/ Youth Group
Please enter the maximum number of tour attendees. If zero enter 0 on the line.
Please enter the maximum number of attendees. If zero enter 0 on the line.
Tour Date and Time Request
Please enter 3 possible dates for your requested tour. Group tour space is limited and your first choice may not be available.
The Slave Population
Slavery In Louisiana
The Atlantic Slave Trade
Slaves of the Plantation
Slave Trade In Louisiana
Jean Jacques Haydel Sr.
Jean Jacques Haydel Jr. and Marcellin Haydel
Marie Azélie Haydel
Ownership of the Whitney
Bradish Johnson to John Cummings III
Ashley Rogers - Director of Operations
Address: 5099 Hwy 18, Wallace LA 70049
Special events, tour feedback and suggestions, general information, accessibility questions, museum donations, curatorial questions, gift shop questions.
Educational material requests, schools and teachers, historical research requests
Frequently Asked Questions
Public Relations, press contact, social media.
Whitney Plantation In The News
Wall Street Journal:
Whitney Plantation Museum to Focus on Slavery
Why America Needs A Slavery Museum
New York Times
Building the First Slavery Museum in America
New Museum Depicts 'The Life Of A Slave From Cradle To The Tomb'
The Australian: Life
Lest we forget: Louisiana's slavery museum
BBC World Service: Outlook
Audio interview with John Cummings
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