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Address: 630 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: 504 523 5660
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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:15 pm
Activities: Shopping
Description: M.S. Rau Antiques has been a French Quarter landmark for 100 years...
M.S. Rau Antiques has been a French Quarter landmark for 100 years, earning the trust of discerning antiques collectors worldwide. Our 30,000 square foot gallery literally overflows with remarkable collections of fine art, exquisite jewelry and, of course, exceptional 18th-and 19th-century antiques, and our highly trained staff of sales associates, research associates and support personnel are second to none. Our primary mission is to provide our customers with an unparalleled antiques shopping experience. So, whether you are looking for a rare diamond, a Paul Revere sterling bowl or a painting by Renoir, you are likely to find it here, at M.S. Rau Antiques.
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A Most Fabulous Antique Shop!

Get off Bourbon Street and stroll down Royal Street with its wonderful shops. M.S. Rau's Antique shop is not to be missed. It's like walking through a history museum. The silver... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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Leawood, Kanasa USA

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Leawood, Kanasa USA
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Get off Bourbon Street and stroll down Royal Street with its wonderful shops. M.S. Rau's Antique shop is not to be missed. It's like walking through a history museum. The silver, china, jewelry, furniture, and many other items are gorgeous. The staff is friendly and helpful, even if it's obvious the customer is only browsing (which would be us). I've... More 

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Denver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We stopped in M.S. Rau Antiques while roaming Royal Street. It's deceptively small from the outside. Once inside there are many twists and turns. The merchandise for sale is of unbelievable quality and rarity. Gifts from the pope, large meteorites, an Enigma machine are just a few examples. The variety is astounding. The sales agents let you roam freely and... More 

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Albany, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Walking into M.S. Rau Antiques, you'll feel like you've been transported back in time to different places and different cultures. The shop is a stunning array of artifacts from all over the world. Look closely in the cases and on all the shelves. You'll feel like you're in a museum of historic randomness. Really lovely place.

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Troy, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

A wonderful place for collectors or to "window shop" if you aren't rich enough to be a collector. Some really beautiful and unusual items and the staff was very nice to us even though we were clearly "just browsing".

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Prairieville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Lots of expensive things. But fun to go in and see. Always stop by just to look. Worth it. Jewelry is amazing. Don't pass up.

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Duncan, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is an internationally renown antique and art dealer. They currently have art by Renoir, Van Gogh, Monet, and Rockwell. The staff is very friendly and happy to answer any questions you have. If you have a group, they will do tours, time permitting.

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Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I agree totally with all the good reviews! I thought Wedgewood was blue, guess that sums up my knowledge of art. We spent a couple of hours browsing the amazing chandeliers, sparkling silver, firearms, gorgeous sculptures. There is bound to be something you will love in this store, whether you can afford it or not.

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Conroe, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Whether you visit to buy or just visit to brouse the museum quality pieces, you will love this shop. They have everything from jewelry to pool/billiards tables. They have wonderful collections of American Brilliant Cut Glass, Moser glass and Wedgewood glass. Lots of wonderful antique furniture, dueling pistols and swords and knives. All in all, as good as any museum.... More 

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Covington, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I love this store! M.S. Rau is a world class antique store that would be at home in New York, San Francisco, London or Paris. It's that nice! The staff are amazing, knowledgeable and super friendly even if you're just browsing. If you are strolling in the French Quarter, stop by and visit this wonderful establishment. You will adore it!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It is like a museum, but everything is for sale. Do you want a Van Gogh, they have it. Do you want a Renoir, it is also there and for sale. Just great to go and look.

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