We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Confederate Memorial Museum

Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Improve this listing
Redo Search in Map
See more attractions in your map view
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 929 Camp St, At St. Joseph's, New Orleans, LA LA 70130
Phone Number: 504-523-4522
Website
Sunday
Closed
See all hours
Hours:
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: The oldest surviving museum in Louisiana houses the second largest...
The oldest surviving museum in Louisiana houses the second largest collection of Confederate memorabilia, most of which is in vintage condition.
read more
Book ahead on Viator
Top Rated
More Info
$80*
and up
New Orleans Power Pass™
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 107 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 52
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Learn about the past

Its a small volunteer run museum near the WW2 museum and if you are a history buff its worthwhile to spend some time here I think the entry is $8 . Allow 30 minute at a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
528956John_C
,
Gosford, Australia

Similar Things to Do in New Orleans

Add Photo Write a Review

107 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Alta Loma, California
Level Contributor
243 reviews
122 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Was glad we came here. Make sure you look at the video that they have running in the back so that you understand what's going on with the confederate museum. There is a lot to see and learn.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gosford, Australia
Level Contributor
43 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Its a small volunteer run museum near the WW2 museum and if you are a history buff its worthwhile to spend some time here I think the entry is $8 . Allow 30 minute at a minimum, all the old uniforms are fascinating. The museum presents the information in a factual way which is good whilst focusing on the human... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cookson, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
44 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This is a wonderful museum packed with history. It isn't very large but there are so many things to see. The items on display are educational and amazing, the building itself is beautiful. Make sure you watch the video that is shown there, it is less than 20 minutes long but it was very thought provoking and stirred my emotions.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Aledo, Texas
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent!! It is an excellent exhibit providing a look at our southern military past and history. Although the confederate flag has come under scrutiny of late, for many of us the flag represents history and is representative of regional pride and identity not hatred. The actions of an individual do not represent the Confederacy or the flag.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Wow so much history in one small museum. We really learned a lot when we visited the museum on our last trip to NOLA.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Summerfield, Florida
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The Confederate Memorial Museum is a must see for those interested in the Civil War. The building is a remarkable structure constructed with respect for those who served in the war. The exhibits offer a deeper history of the war and those who fought in it. The docents are helpful and exceptionally knowledgeable. This Museum is directly across the street... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Level Contributor
40 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Went here after trying to find a place to bring my students to learn about the Civil War. Lots of very interesting pieces. This place opened January 8, 1891! There are many flags that were actually flown during the war and uniforms donated by the families so that there story will go on. A must see if you like history.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Denver, Colorado
Level Contributor
23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Just across the street from the WWII Museum this little museum resides in the most wonderful building. Excellent collection of Civil War memorabilia from the Confederate point of view.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Agreed that this museum has a great collection of artifacts;however, I felt like I was seeing the same collection that a visitor would have seen 10 years ago. I felt there was too much focus on the commanders and and leaders not a representation of the soldier's story. I would like to see presentation on regimental histories, where they were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palm Springs, California
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A different perspective on the Civil War and its aftermath. Well worth spending a bit of time there. Only half a block from the WW2 museum

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Confederate Memorial Museum also viewed

 

Been to Confederate Memorial Museum? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Confederate Memorial Museum

Address: 929 Camp St, At St. Joseph's, New Orleans, LA LA 70130
Phone Number: 504-523-4522
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Confederate Memorial Museum staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?