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Magnolia Mound Plantation, a BREC Facility
- 2161 Nicholson Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70802-
- (225) 343-4955
A 1792 French Creole plantation house authentically restored with outbuildings and gardens covering 15 acres. This landmark is a unique southern Louisiana landmark because of its age, quality of restoration, and outstanding collections. Magnolia Mound's mission is to illustrate and interpret the lifestyle of the French Creoles through educational programs, workshops, lectures, festivals, and other special events. The property includes: a historic museum house, an open-hearth kitchen, overseer's house, quarter house, crop garden pigeonnier and carriage house. The house is periodically dressed c. 1800-1820 for occasions, such as weddings, funerals, Christmas, Lent and summer. Site is partially accessible to the handicapped. Admission charged. Group tours by appointment.