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Beauregard-Keyes House

1113 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2504
+1 504-523-7257
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Occupants of this historic house, now a museum, included Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard and novelist Frances Parkinson Keyes.
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1113 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2504
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Reviewed June 21, 2017

Our tour through the Beauregard-Keyes house was a highlight of our New Orleans trip because of our well informed docent. His narrative of the house history and occupants made for a compelling reading of the house, the period and it's famous occupants. It's fortunate for...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, historic building! Fell in love 😍 with the architecture of the building! It was designed by Francois Correjolles, built by James Lambert for Joseph LeCarpentier. Correjolles used a combination of Creole Cottage design with Greek Revival features like a Palladium facade. The furnishing are...More

Thank Evangelio A
Reviewed June 16, 2017

This beautiful house was home to Gen. P. T. Beauregard and beloved author Francis Parkinson Keyes. It is. lovingly restored example of French Quarter period architecture. And Ott was a great tour guide!

Thank Mary B
Reviewed June 13, 2017

This is one of the few houses where you can actually walk through the rooms!! The tour guide was fantastic and very knowledgeable. My husband and I happen to be running late but since he had no other tours that hour, he still let us...More

Thank alinator06
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

For $10 a person a docent will guide you through this house which has a very interesting history. Items from the civil war period furnish the home.

Thank etan92612
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

I am from Colorado and was "touring" around the quarter on my own Tuesday May 30th and the very sweet gentleman who was the tour guide was so full of great information and was very nice! I would highly recommend seeing this beautiful house and...More

Thank Liz D
Reviewed May 27, 2017

The guide who led the tour had some great stories about the history of the French Quarter as well as of the house. The contributions Mrs. Keyes made to the restoration were highlighted, too. It was a lovely tour of a well restored home with...More

Thank Cara S
Reviewed May 25, 2017 via mobile

Come on a Thursday and tour with Rosanna, she is the best. We had fun and learned a lot from us. There was never a dull moment. It is definitely worth seeing.

Thank Pete B
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Neat tour and GREAT story. Rosalina took us on this tour of the house and provided great insights to the people and activities of the time. Rosalina was fantastic and had an unbelievably good personality and perspective.

Thank kentlandh
Reviewed April 24, 2017

Our guide made the house come alive. He talked about the author Frances Parkinson Keyes, the renovation of the house, what it was like in its heyday, the inhabitants, he made this beautiful house feel like a real home instead of a still silent space....More

Thank travelbug2408
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CadenasMom
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Evangelio A | Reviewed this property |
Suitable for teenagers yes! Kids? They can become restless 😬 ,bored and won't let you nor other adults enjoy the tour. Would it be suitable for children to join in a meeting ? If they extremely well behaved and can keep... More
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Lorenzo H
January 5, 2015|
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I think it must. They only let you into the house at certain limited times, and then the door is locked and everyone inside goes on the tour. You can't just wander around by yourself.
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