Tour Louisiana's White House

The Old Governor's Mansion, built under the governorship of the famous (and infamous) Huey P. Long in 1930, served as the official residence to nine Louisiana governors and their families between 1930 and 1962. It is now a historic house museum listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Stop by for a tour of Louisiana's White House and hear fascinating stories of Huey P. Long and some of Louisiana's other colorful governors!

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Plan your Visit

Guided tours are available Tuesday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.* The last tour begins at 3:00 p.m. The Mansion is closed on major holidays.  [*Please note: These hours are subject to change depending on holidays, private events, rentals, and weddings. Please call in advance to confirm tour availability.] 



Seniors (62 or over)
Students (K-12)
Children under 5
Preserve Louisiana or National Trust for Historic Preservation Members



Group tours are available by reservation. Please call our Director of Education at 225.387.2464, ext. 201. Special rates apply for group tours.




The Old Governor's Mansion is Located at 502 North Boulevard in historic Beauregard Town downtown Baton Rouge. 

Coming from the North or East: Take I-10 W to I-110 S. Exit at LA-73/Government St toward River Center/Downtown (left-side exit 1A off I-110 S). Turn right onto Government Street. Turn right onto St. Charles Street. Turn right onto North Blvd.

Coming from the South or West: Take I-10 E to I-110 N. Exit at Convention Street toward Downtown (left-side exit 1B off I-10 E/I-110 N). Turn left from Convention Street onto 6th Street.


Parking is available in front of the Old Governor's Mansion on North Blvd. between St. Charles/5th Street and Royal Street/6th Street.

Additional visitor parking (no buses) is available in the circular drive in front of the Old Governor's Mansion. Motor coach parking available on North Boulevard in front of Mansion.

The Mansion is handicapped accessible.


For questions, please contact the Museum Curator and Director of Education at 225.387.2464, ext. 201.