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Lalaurie Mansion

Address: 1140 Royal St, New Orleans, LA
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Ranked #138 of 458 things to do in New Orleans
Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Considered one of the most haunted locations in the French Quarter, a...
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Type: Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Considered one of the most haunted locations in the French Quarter, a peak at this historic mansion (circa 1832) will send chills up and down your spine.
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Evansville
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 NEW

We did a ghost tour our first night that stopped here. The kids loved it and wanted to go back over and over to look for ghosts in the windows. It's worth the walk.

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Clearwater, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Nice old house, but no tours or anything to do inside here. Many of the city tours stop by the outside to tell stories of the horrors that happened here and that were dramatized in American Horror Story: Coven.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, Usa
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142 reviews 142 reviews
38 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

First let me say that the reason only three stars and not four is because they need to open up for inside tours and give A REAL look at the bloody history. So much has been Lost and changed to fit "Hollywood" storylines. Is it haunted? Probably. If the stories are true then it almost has to be. Standing outside... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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80 reviews 80 reviews
45 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We went here on one of the Witch's Brew tours, and it was interesting to say the least. The history behind this house will leave you thoroughly creeped out and disgusted. My only advice is to not go there alone after dark, simply for safety reasons. Tours are the way to go if you want the full experience and don't... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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161 reviews 161 reviews
13 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Good to know this spot if you're walking the Quarter and want to point it out. If you're stopping here from an interest in American Horror Story: Coven, yes, this is the actual Lalaurie mansion. If you're looking for the fictionalized Lalaurie mansion from Coven, you'll want to visit the Gallier House on Royal Street and the Hermann-Grima House on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Wish you could actually tour the building. :( You can see thru into the court yard but that's about it. Nothing really. But just looking at the architecture was cool

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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132 reviews 132 reviews
42 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This place has a terrible history, as we learned from the third season of American Horror Story and during our ghost tour. It is a beautiful, grand building but you couldn't pay me to sleep there knowing the history of it! I do wish they would do tours!

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Pasadena, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
37 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Like the other reviews, know your history before you go or go on a tour. You only see the outside of the house as there are no tours of the inside. It is quite grand and it's worth a walk by.

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Syracuse, New York
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93 reviews 93 reviews
35 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

An historic spot, but unless you are on a ghost tour, you'll have to do your own research. No tours or information offered at the house itself. An interesting house in the Quarter, but we were hoping for more.

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buffalo
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107 reviews 107 reviews
37 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Wonderful story of what happened here. There were people staying there talking to us from the balcony. Can't wait for the third season of Horror stories on Netflix.

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