​Milk House: Circa 1820-1830
This building was used for the preparation and storage of dairy products.

Open Hearth Kitchen: Circa 1840-1860
This building is an example of Louisiana construction that uses the hand- molded, sun-dried, brick-between-post structure. 

Slave Cabin: Circa 1820-1840
There are two examples of the hand-molded, sun-dried, brick-between- post slave cabins located on the grounds. 

Eden Building: Circa 1830
The structure is a rare example of a mortised and pegged building. Its actual purpose is unknown, but it is though to have been a building used to store grain.

Carriage House: Circa 1820-1830
The carriage house construction is of large hand hewn logs, notched and held together at the corners.


Kent Plantation House - Grounds

Tour the Grounds

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Kent Plantation House

Adults - $11.00
Seniors (65 and above) - $9.00
Military, AAA Members - $9.00
Children ages 6 - 12 -  $3.50
Children under 6 - Free

Group Tours Available
Guided tours only
Open 9 am to 5 pm Monday - Saturday
Tours begin on the hour  9AM - 3PM

Barn: Circa 1815-1830
The barn would have been used to store corn in the two cribs and hay might have been stored above the crib with the window.


Blacksmith Shop: Circa 1815-1830
The blacksmith shop is a reproduction building utilizing salvaged timbers from a cabin, circa 1815 - 1830, that was located on Wemple Plantation.


Sugar Mill: Circa 1840 (reproduction)
The sugar house is the only known operating structure of its kind in existence. It is an accurate reproduction depicting the sugar making process circa 1840. 

Cemetery: Circa 1842
The cemeteries of Louisiana Plantations play a significant part in the plantation's history. They tell the story of those who built the plantation, who lived there and who died there.

Gift Shop:
The Kent house Gift Shop, housed in a restored slave cabin, offers a variety of articles for visitors. It’s mission is to have as many items representing the period of the house as possible. Pew dolls, candles, soap, doll quilts,

3601 Bayou Rapides Road
Alexandria, Louisiana
Phone: 318-487-5998
Fax:  318-442-4154
Email   admin@kenthouse.org