Experience antebellum splendor in this circa 1796 National Historic Register plantation home renowned for its mystery, history and intrigue.

Surrounded by centuries-old live oak trees, the mansion features a 125-foot verandah, exquisite ornamental ironwork, hand-painted stained glass, open-pierced frieze work crown molding, Aubusson tapestry, Baccarat crystal chandelier, Carrara marble mantels, gold-leafed French furnishings and GHOSTS. At first glimpse, the mansion and its environment envelopes one with a complete sense of peace and tranquility.

Daily and Evening Mystery Tours as well as a self-guided tour of the grounds are offered daily.

Enjoy dining in our Carriage House Restaurant where informal attire is very acceptable but the cuisine is upscale and features American, Cajun and Creole delicacies.

The General’s Store is the perfect place to discover a souvenir for family, friends or perhaps yourself.

The Myrtles Plantation is located 25 miles from Baton Rouge and 85 miles from New Orleans via interstate roads. You will want to extend your visit in St. Francisville long enough to enjoy some of the 27 unique shops, 14 eateries, 7 plantation homes, and 14 other attractions which all look forward to the pleasure of your company.

Be sure to view our section 'Local Fun' to get info about Angola Prison Museum, Cat Island Natural Wildlife Refuge, Clark Creek Natural Waterfalls, False River, Feliciana Winery and The Mighty Mississippi River.