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Longue Vue House and Gardens

7 Bamboo Rd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1007
+1 504-488-5488
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Longue Vue House and Gardens is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of stunning gardens that include an interactive Discovery Garden for children of all ages. From art to architecture, gardens to gift shop, there's something for everyone to enjoy at Longue Vue. Longue Vue is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. The last house tour is at 4 p.m. Tours start at $12.00 for the day. Discounts for groups, seniors, and children are available.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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7 Bamboo Rd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1007
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"house tour"
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"water features"
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"original furnishings"
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"home tour"
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"gardens are lovely"
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"eight acres"
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"wild garden"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A lovely home and lovely gardens. The garden is a self-guided tour, but you get a guide for the house. I took the Canal Street streetcar to get here-- it is a bit over a 1/2 mile walk from the end of the line, but...More

Thank SueBirk
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Longue V, Director of Marketing at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded today

So glad you made the time to visit. We appreciate your kind words and hope you come back again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

O.K., I have to admit that I live in the Bay Area and am a member of Filoli, an historic house and garden in Woodside, California, so my expectations of Longue Vue House and Gardens were high. The house at Longue Vue was not as...More

Thank nevertooold53
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Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting Longue Vue. We appreciate your comments and will do our best to adjust so that future visitors can benefit from your suggestions. Filoli is a stunning place so we are glad you found Longue Vue and were able to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our neighbors have a membership and typically go a couple times each month. Their girls love the gardening and craft classes for children. We took our infant last December to see Santa and enjoyed seeing the beautiful house and grounds, a perfect background for Santa...More

Thank Julie L
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Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We couldn't agree more! Thank you so much for visiting and we hope you come again soon. We have two great photo events, one is called Picture Perfect Vue and the other is called Holiday Cheer. Picture Perfect Vue is a flat fee and families,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This property has a long history behind it. I first visited this property back in the late 50's and remarked then as now at how amazing the architecture and ambivalence have survived the ages. While there, I remember reminiscing the age old sayings about this...More

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Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words and for visiting! We hope you come again for another visit soon.

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Reviewed May 3, 2018

We really enjoyed out tour of Longue Vue house and gardens. Guide Wilma (I think!) clearly loved the house and people who lived there and brought a past era to life...and what a glorious life. The grounds are beautiful and we wandered around on our...More

Thank Jane W
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Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Thank you for your kind review and for visiting Longue Vue! We are so happy you enjoyed your experience. Come visit us again soon!

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Incredible house and gardens built and owned by an inspiring couple. Our tour guide did a great job - thorough, knowledgeable and she made sure my 81 year old mother got on and off the elevator for safety.

Thank marsha65
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Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are inspired, daily, by Longue Vue and its founders, Edith and Edgar Stern. We are so happy you could share that experience. Come again soon!

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Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We were wowed by this attraction. Amazingly beautiful estate and gardens, interior tour a must. One of our favorite attractions in this amazing city

Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

On our Tour of the city of New Orleans by "Tours by Isabelle" this was a stop. It's hard to describe the beauty and thought that went into creating this house and gardens. It was just beautiful. Just the design that had all of the...More

Thank jmedei48752016
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Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded April 23, 2018

Thank you so much for your visit and lovely review. We are glad you got to experience Longue Vue and appreciate it as much as we do. Thanks again, and come back soon!

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

The former home of Edgar and Edith Stern (daughter of Julius Rosenwald, owner of Sears),Longue Vue is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of stunning gardens that include an interactive Discovery Garden for children of all ages. From art...More

Thank Gloria S
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Our guide was a high school senior who really knew his stories about the family and the architecture of the house and gardens. A great spot for photos, contemporary art, and a look into the lives of the mortals who can have everything they want....More

Thank JCatBlueStar
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MaryOC77
April 20, 2018|
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Response from JERSEYGROWN | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not! Take a cab or Uber.
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juliewessinger
October 22, 2017|
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Response from Andrea D | Reviewed this property |
No. But lots of nice restaurants nearby in old Metairie.
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Lisa G
September 24, 2016|
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Response from chaz j | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how much time you'd like wonder. The gardens are vast and beautiful. I'd say easily a couple hours.
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