NEW IBERIA, La. --- Rip Van Winkle Gardens and the Jefferson Mansion are open back to regular hours of 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. The mansion has tours every hour from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tickets must be purchased from the gift shop to tour the mansion, or to walk around the gardens. Masks must be worn upon entry of any building on the property. Social distance is a requirement when walking around the gardens and inside of buildings. Limited capacity in buildings is strictly enforced.
Cafe Jefferson is open to limited capacity from 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
About Rip Van Winkle Gardens
Get lost in the beauty of Jefferson Island when you book a tour at our special event venue. Rip Van Winkle Gardens is a charming place filled with surprises and adventure around every corner. Built in 1870 by revered actor Joseph Jefferson, this charming mansion is the perfect place to spend exploring the grounds or celebrating your wedding. Tour Jefferson Island today. Our secret garden conveniently located in New Iberia, La.