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Side Trips from New Orleans Sights

The Myrtles

  • 7747 U.S. 61 Map It
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Updated 04/10/2014

Fodor's Review

A 110-foot gallery with Wedgwood-blue cast-iron grillwork makes a lovely setting for the weddings and receptions frequently held at the Myrtles. The house, built around 1796, has elegant formal parlors with rich molding and faux-marble paneling. Because the upper floor is used as a bed-and-breakfast, the scope of the daytime guided tour is limited. The house is reputedly haunted, and the fun mystery tours, held at night, are more of a draw than the day tours (reservations

are a good idea). The Carriage House Restaurant, beside the house, serves lunch and dinner.

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Sight Information

Address:

7747 U.S. 61, about 1 mile north of downtown St. Francisville, St. Francisville, Louisiana, 70775, USA

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Phone:

225-635–6277; 800-809–0565

Sight Details:

  • $10 day tours, $12 mystery tours
  • Daily 9–5; mystery tours Fri. and Sat. nights at 6, 7, and 8.

Updated 04/10/2014

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