Frequently Asked Questions

"Is the Oakland Plantation Main House open?"

The Oakland Main House is open Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for self-guided tours with limited occupancy. The Prud'homme family lived in the house from 1821 until 1998 and many of the family's original furnishings are on exhibit.

"Is the Magnolia Plantation Main House open?"

No, the main house at Magnolia Plantation is privately owned and is not open to the public. The area outside the park boundary is private property and trespassing is not allowed.

It is important to understand that a plantation is much more than a main house, and the self-sustaining plantations of Oakland and Magnolia included pigeonniers, corn cribs, slave/tenant houses, cotton gins, blacksmith shops, etc. We encourage you to see and experience more than the main house during your visit.

Last updated: November 15, 2020

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