Whitney Plantation

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Whitney Plantation educates the public about the history and legacies of slavery in the United States. Visitors to the museum will learn about the history of slavery through a combination of exhibits, an hour and 15-minute tour, and conversations with our staff. 

Students at the Whitney Plantation

In The News

Video interview with Whitney Plantation founder John Cummings for The Atlantic

Telling the Story of Slavery (The New Yorker)

New Museum Depicts ‘The Life Of A Slave From Cradle To The Tomb’ (NPR)

Whitney Plantation museum confronts painful history of slavery (CBS News)