Tel: (318) 487-5998 | Hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
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
Alexandria, Louisiana 71303
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.
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,
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.