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Gallier House

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1118 and 1132 Royal St., Between G ov. Nicholls and Ursuline sts., New Orleans, LA 70116
+1 504-525-5661
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Go see what living was like in the 1800's

If you like touring plantation houses, go see this urban contemporary, to that time. Great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Maryville, Tennessee
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Excellent Historical Tour

The curator himself took my friend and I on a tour of this historic resident in the French Quarter... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2017
Paula F
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This historic home, built in 1857 by James Gallier, Jr., now serves as a museum. Tours are available Monday-Friday.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average1%
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1118 and 1132 Royal St., Between G ov. Nicholls and Ursuline sts., New Orleans, LA 70116
French Quarter
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like touring plantation houses, go see this urban contemporary, to that time. Great historical detail given in a guided tour. Lots of original details remain in the house. Just go!

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Reviewed July 22, 2017

The curator himself took my friend and I on a tour of this historic resident in the French Quarter. We sought it out not because we saw anything in guidebooks, but because a friend who lived in New Orleans had suggested it. We loved seeing...More

Thank Paula F
Reviewed May 28, 2017

I would highly recommend a visit to the Gallier House. First of all, the building itself is beautiful and the tour which tells the history of the family and the house is very interesting too. Michael was an excellent tour guide; so full of fascinating...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful building and it's very interesting to see and hear about its history. I highly recommend going here.

Thank Pete B
Reviewed April 26, 2017

The other day I was extremely lucky to get a guided tour from Michael Mae, an architectural historian at the house and it was very informative. He answered all of my (detailed) questions about the house and was very knowledgeable about his subject. The house...More

Thank Anniekaylen
Reviewed April 15, 2017

My 13 year old daughter and I stumbled upon this tour during a walk through the area. I am so glad we stopped in! What a wonderful experience and a great historic look into the past. Our tour guide was fantastic. The house was very...More

Thank Amymd73
Reviewed April 12, 2017

A very beautiful home with lots of information and history. It's definitely a treat to see what people lived like long ago in this city. It's well maintained and worth at least a stroll by.

1  Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed February 14, 2017

The Gallier House is a fabulous opportunity to experience and see what 19th Century French Quarter homes were like. Clearly, not all people lived like this, but many did. The home is beautifully restored and docents provide excellent and informative tours that bring the home...More

3  Thank Vieuxcarre
Reviewed February 12, 2017

This home was included in a Creole Christmas Tour. It was built by New Orleans architect James Gallier, Jr. in 1857. It has been authentically restored.

2  Thank AmandaOldRog
Reviewed February 2, 2017

We visited the Gallier House on Tuesday after touring the Hermann-Grima House on Monday (there is a discount for going to both). To our surprise (and delight!), Docent Michael Mae greeted us. He had been our tour guide the day before. Since we thought the...More

3  Thank KellyOKane
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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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