Rip Van Winkle Gardens

Rip Van Winkle Gardens

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Book a tour to a special event location and get lost in the beauty of Jefferson Island. Rip Van Winkle Gardens are a fascinating place full of surprises and adventures. This charming mansion was built in 1870 by the respected actor Joseph Jefferson and is a great place to walk the land or celebrate your wedding.

During your Jefferson Island tour, be mesmerized by the beauty of Lip Van Winkle Gardens. Tickets include a pass to enter Jefferson Island.

  • Guided tour of Joseph Jefferson’s home
  • 15 acres of garden and beautiful sculptures
  • Films that introduce the history of cinema


Lip Van Winkle is an interesting story about embracing change and living in the present. This whimsical feeling permeated every corner of our home. Get lost in an interesting gift shop or book accommodation in a quaint cottage. Whatever you do, don’t forget the time.

Joseph Jefferson House was built in 1870. It is a charming Victorian mansion registered in the National Historic District and has four floors.
Jefferson placed the mansion among 350-year-old oak trees on the Salt Dome, which is almost unprecedented in the coastal area of ​​southern Louisiana at an elevation of 75 feet.

Tuesday9AM–5PM
Wednesday9AM–5PM
Thursday9AM–5PM
Friday9AM–5PM
Saturday9AM–5PM
Sunday9AM–5PM
Monday9AM–5PM