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Ranked #31 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites
This 19th-century house offers demonstrations of what life was like for a typical Creole family in the 1800s.
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Ranked #32 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Art Museums; Museums
This museum specializes in pre-Columbian art but also houses paintings from European painters like Picasso and Degas.
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Ranked #33 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Aquariums
Home to sea creatures from the Caribbean, Amazon, Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi River.
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Ranked #34 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: History Museums; Museums
A huge museum dedicated to the history and culture of Louisiana.
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Ranked #35 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Located at the site of the first licensed apothecary shop, the Pharmacy Museum includes cures for anything that ails you... more » Owner description: Located at the site of the first licensed apothecary shop, the Pharmacy Museum includes cures for anything that ails you including voodoo potions and other weird medicines. « less
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Ranked #36 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Parks
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Ranked #37 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
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Ranked #38 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: History Museums; Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: The 19th-century building that housed the old Spanish government has been rebuilt as a museum covering the history of... more » Owner description: The 19th-century building that housed the old Spanish government has been rebuilt as a museum covering the history of Louisiana through the Civil War. « less
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Ranked #39 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: A National Historic Landmark, Old St. Patrick's Church is one of only two early landmarks of distinction left in Lafayette... more » Owner description: A National Historic Landmark, Old St. Patrick's Church is one of only two early landmarks of distinction left in Lafayette Square, the other being Gallier Hall. Irish immigrants built the Gothic-style church in 1840 to rival the French St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square. « less
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Ranked #40 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Specialty Shops
An excellent record store specializing in music with New Orleans origins.
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Ranked #41 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: The oldest surviving museum in Louisiana houses the second largest collection of Confederate memorabilia, most of which is in... more » Owner description: The oldest surviving museum in Louisiana houses the second largest collection of Confederate memorabilia, most of which is in vintage condition. « less
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Ranked #42 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries

  St Louis Cemetary No.3 is walking distance from the New Orleans Museum of Art. If you are traveling by car , there are newly paved roads to drive in and pick a spot in the... more »

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Ranked #43 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Sports Complexes; Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
This huge domed stadium is the home of the city's NFL team, the New Orleans Saints.
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Ranked #44 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: National Parks; Battlefields

Good news from Chalmette Battlefield----it's now open. It's one of the six sites of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, and although one trail is closed at one... more »

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Ranked #45 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #46 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Children's Museums; Specialty Museums
Owner description: This museum has interactive exhibits, such as one that allows children to learn broadcasting by reading in front of a real... more » Owner description: This museum has interactive exhibits, such as one that allows children to learn broadcasting by reading in front of a real camera. « less
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Ranked #47 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Ferries/ Boats
Owner description: See the city skyline from the Mississippi River for free. Nothing fancy, but kids are sure to love the pelicans and... more » Owner description: See the city skyline from the Mississippi River for free. Nothing fancy, but kids are sure to love the pelicans and photographers will love the sights on the way to historic Algiers. « less
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Ranked #48 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Cemeteries
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Ranked #49 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites
Owner description: Dating back to the mid-18th century, this convent housed the famous Sisters of Ursula, among the female pioneers of New... more » Owner description: Dating back to the mid-18th century, this convent housed the famous Sisters of Ursula, among the female pioneers of New Orleans. « less
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Ranked #50 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Eclectic collectors and professional browsers will love this six-mile long street which starts at the French Quarter and is... more » Owner description: Eclectic collectors and professional browsers will love this six-mile long street which starts at the French Quarter and is known worldwide for its antiques and art. « less
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Ranked #51 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks

This place is perfect if you're visiting New Orleans with smaller children. The larger city park in which the amusement park is located is beautiful.  There's a nice museum, a... more »

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Ranked #52 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
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Ranked #53 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Parks; Jogging Paths/ Tracks
Owner description: A visit to Woldenberg Park is like walking through a stately outdoor museum and gallery, with public art and historical sites... more » Owner description: A visit to Woldenberg Park is like walking through a stately outdoor museum and gallery, with public art and historical sites every where you look. « less
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Ranked #54 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
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Ranked #55 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
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Ranked #56 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Parks; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #57 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Museums
Owner description: The Old U.S. Mint is the only mint that produced American and Confederate coinage. The mint was built in 1835 and ceased in... more » Owner description: The Old U.S. Mint is the only mint that produced American and Confederate coinage. The mint was built in 1835 and ceased in 1909. The Old U.S. Mint is currently the location of the Louisiana Historical Center, The New Orleans Jazz Club Collections of the Louisiana State Museum, and the new performing arts center. Visit to explore the history of minting, jazz, and free music performances! « less
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Ranked #58 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
This historic home, built in 1857 by James Gallier, Jr., now serves as a museum. Tours are available Monday-Friday.
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Ranked #59 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Bodies of Water
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Ranked #60 of 172 attractions in New Orleans
Category: Art Museums
See the offering of young New Orleans artists here, including theater, performance art, dance and concerts.
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