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Shadows-on-the-Teche [LA]

Shadows-on-the-Teche is an 18th-century plantation located in Southern Louisiana. Today, the location is an antebellum historic house museum allowing visitors a glimpse into life on a major southern plantation.

The museum offers visitor tours and student group tours and other educational programs. The website offers a detailed history of the location, visitor information, an education section which offers information about educational tours and events, and an events calendar.