K-12 Programs

Preserve Louisiana offers educational tours that are appropriate for grades 3-12. Available Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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Standard Tour of the Old Governor’s Mansion

1 hour

The Old Governor’s Mansion is a historic house museum built in 1930 under the governorship of Huey P. Long. As students move through the Old Governor’s Mansion, they will learn about some of the people, issues, and events that shaped Louisiana in the early twentieth century. An optional scavenger hunt is available that encourages critical thinking and observation. 

Cost is $4 per student. We require one adult per 10 students. The required adult chaperones receive complimentary admission. All additional adults are $8 each.

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Special Exhibition Tours

30 minutes

Add to your experience at the Old Governor’s Mansion by exploring the rotating special exhibition. Students will examine imagery and artifacts featuring Louisiana’s history, culture, architecture, and preservation, while participating in engaging, multidisciplinary discussions, and exploring primary and secondary resources. 

Schedule a Tour

To schedule a tour, please contact the Director of Education at 225.387.2464, ext. 4; natalie@preserve-louisiana.org.

Preserve Louisiana Educational Programs are sponsored in part by the Charles Lamar Family Foundation.