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French Quarter History Tours

402 reviews
New Orleans, LA, USA
About French Quarter History Tours
We will stroll through the historic French Quarter and share spooky, gruesome stories about the haunted history of New Orleans.
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Delve deep into New Orleans’ haunted history on an evening French Quarter walking tour that doesn’t just walk by an authentic haunted location, it takes you inside to experience its well-documented paranormal activity for yourself. Hear tales of murder, mayhem, voodoo, and vampires from your guide as you look for evidence of ghosts and stroll the lamplit streets and squares of America’s most haunted city.
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$13.00 per adult
Mardi Gras Celebration Tour in New Orleans
Visit the touchstones of Mardi Gras culture in New Orleans historic French Quarter on a 3 hour walking tour including museum admission to the Presbytere Museum's Mardi Gras Exhibit at Jackson Square. Explore the history and origins of this festival as we visit sites central to Mardi Gras and the festival's rich history and how we celebrate it today. 
Also included is the admission to State Museum Presbytere at Jackson Square to see the ultimate backstage pass to Mardi Gras. At the Presbytere you will be able to see ballgowns, elaborate, antique carnival favors, a float. The perfect langiappe to end your tour.
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$35.00 per adult
Love Gone Bad: New Orleans Bridal Party Tour
Book a French Quarter walking tour with a theme of 'love gone bad’ for a memorable bachelorette party in New Orleans. During your 2-hour tour, your guide shares stories from the long history of The Big Easy, with a focus on famous marriages and elopements, and tales of lust and revenge. Your tour includes a stop at a bar (or two) where you can purchase specialty drinks.
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$200.00 per adult
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I tend not to write much on these forums because there is generally an overload of review with similar comments, however given the quality of Brent's tour, i thought he deserved some recognition. Firstly, you are not out ghost busting, rather, they explain some of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just got back to our hotel having taken the Ghost tour around the French Quarter. We had Adele as our guide. She was great. It would be well worth asking for her. A nice mix of fascinating history and creepy stories. About two hours but...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our tour. The guide Mimi was fun and engaging. She told us a lot of the sorted history of the buildings we walked by. She gave us a chance to buy a drink on the way and to use a restroom if needed....More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Ohioillinois
Reviewed March 6, 2019 via mobile

Mimi was great! We loved getting some local culture with someone energetic and fun! A must do event.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Glenkeely
Reviewed January 22, 2019 via mobile

12/16/2018 Booked with a lady named MIMI! Upon arrival the customer service guy “don’t know his name but he was very RUDE! Waited 10 minutes while he held a personal conversation then Followed his friend outside to continue the conversation for another 20 minutes and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank TONY T
Reviewed January 7, 2019 via mobile

I took this tour yesterday, with Mimi as the guide. I had a great time! Mimi is very knowledgeable about New Orleans history; I learned so much from her. Plus she's fun! I got to see where Marie Laveau is (maybe) buried and Nick Cage's...More

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Reviewed December 26, 2018

The tour lasted about 1 hr 45 min. Not scary but gave us a good overview of the chequered history of New Orleans

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic company and great tour. In back of the office is an old well that you would never see on any other tour. The history is awesome- and real! Definitely a fovorite part of my trip.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Dsillc
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

A friend and I booked this tour at the company's office with Zach who answered all our questions. Tour guide Mimi confirmed our 10 am tour in the morning and met us as arranged. She is delightful and brims over with love for New Orleans....More

Thank Ann H
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

They are non-professional, it's a hoax! They are grifters! I wouldn't recommend it. We bought the tickets with guide in Spanish and it wasn't like that. The guide left when we feel CHEATED, without explanation. Simply he disappeared (like a ghost). The boy of the...More

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Finis S
November 22, 2017|
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About a mile during the course of two hours. The pace is to walk a block and then hear a story, then walk a block or so and hear two stories and so on. It is a leisurely pace, easily done with a cocktail in hand.
Finis S
November 4, 2017|
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Comfortable walking shoes and be ready for the weather - we will tour rain or shine.