700 Decatur Street, New Orleans, LA 70116 Directions
'Jackson Square' is one of the most iconic landmarks in New Orleans. Square covers 2,5 acres and annually sees more than 2 million visitors and locals. They are surrounded by historic structures, including St. Louis Cathedral, Presbytere, and Cabildo, this prominent landmark facing the Mississippi River. The pontalba apartments on the ground level provide retail stores, museums, galleries, and restaurants whose second and third floors also house a collection of prestigious apartments. It's been around for more than half a century, Jackson Square has a colony of open-air musicians. Their tours are immersive, exciting and historically accurate, you'll have a lot of fun with well-rated, top-rated licensed guides.
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LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM - THE CABILDO
701 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 Directions
Louisiana State Museum-The Cabildo is one of the most prominent historic buildings in Louisiana. Visits from foreign ambassadors, several significant activities took place within the Cabildo in Louisiana. Cabildo's three floors of exhibits cover the history of Louisiana by displaying pieces from the museum's extensive collection, such as documents, paintings, and 3D items. The building was converted to the Louisiana State Museum in 1908 and has been used to educate the public on the history of Louisiana. This beautiful Spanish colonial building neighbors to St. Louis Cathedral and houses many rare artefacts from the history of America. It affords free admission for children six and under.
Lesson Plans, Architecture Structure, Field Trips, House, Dining Options, Group Tours, Exhibitions, Virtual Tour, Music, Stores, Historical Buildings, Educational, Author Programs, Free Books & Shop
Adults - $9
Students, senior citizens, active military - $7
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820 St Louis Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 Directions
Hermann-Grima House is one of the best-known examples of Federal-style architecture in the French Quarter. The home has one of the few working open-hearth kitchens in the state, and from October through May, they are providing cooking in the kitchen twice a month on Thursdays. The building also holds the only remaining original and intact stable remaining in the French Quarter. This house and adjacent outbuildings take tourists back in time to learn about this busy home from the 19th century, its wealthy owners, and the enslaved people who worked on the farm. It provides two week-long camps for children during the summer, as well as a specialized field during the holidays. The buildings included more than 3000 decorative art objects, including sculptures, furniture, and other artefacts.
Hearth Kitchen, Field Trips, Archaeology, and Senior Citizen Group Tours, Jewelry Making, Speciality Exhibits, Boy and Girl Scout Troops, Children’s Programs, Cooking, Outbuildings & Seasonal Tour