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Gallier House

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We had a very interesting and enthusiastic guide who made the tour really enjoyable. She let us... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Farnham, United Kingdom
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Educational AND entertaining. Very good opportunity to learn general New Orleans history. Also... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
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Gallier House is a historic home in the New Orleans French Quarter and was built in 1857 by James Gallier, Jr. This home offers a glimpse into the past with opulent decorations, innovative household features and many personal touches. Guests will...more
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1126/1132 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116
French Quarter
+1 504-525-5661
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very interesting and enthusiastic guide who made the tour really enjoyable. She let us take our time going around the house and was happy to answer questions.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Phoebe827
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Educational AND entertaining. Very good opportunity to learn general New Orleans history. Also, provides a great view into everyday life in the French Quarter. Quite impressed with the level of knowledge of the guides. Overall experience A-OK!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Amazing house, incredible architecture. The guide was kind and explained everything, we enjoyed a lot the visit

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

When you are in the French Quarter and like historical places this would be a good stop. A good property with a great tour guide.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 158bobh
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

The Gallier house is a great window into upper middle-class life in nineteenth century New Orleans. Recommended as a companion tour to the much grander/wealthier Hermann-Grimaldo house. I’m always nervous about historical tours given they are often out of date or whitewash the realities of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PBMonkeyKing
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

This is a really interesting mid 19th century home. It was designed and owned by an architect who used it as a type of architectural lab. He tried out ideas here to be sure they worked before incorporating them in other people’s homes. It even...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

I took the tour of this stunning home on 4/5 and am so glad I did. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and presented the tour with a noticeable love and appreciation of this historic home and the Gallier family.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dris813
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a good guided tour of a more common family in historic Louisiana home. I enjoyed the story of the family that lived there. The guide was very knowledgeable. This is a great contrast to the Hermann-Grima house. Recommend seeing both.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Burmeister
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide, Lee, gave us loads of information about the history of the home and the families that lived there. A great taste of what it was like to live in New Orleans in the mid 1800’s. Beautifully decorated in period furniture and decor.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank marnsaz
Reviewed February 28, 2018

This was a really good tour of a 19th century house. Our guide was passionate and knowledgeable and able to speak about architecture, history and about the lives of the people living in the house, he answered questions and was very cool when our questions...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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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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