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Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Get an Irish coffee!

We were staying a week in Nola and I passed by here several times to see it closed. However on... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2019
334mistyd
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Bandera, Texas
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Learn about Ireland with a cup of Irish coffee!

If you are Irish, or wish you were Irish, you won't regret visiting this quaint Irish museum and... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2019
T8793PORRick
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PIttsburgh
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At the Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans you will experience a beautiful Spanish Courtyard among colonial buildings, and a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. The Museum consists of interactive kiosks, an auditorium featuring the award winning...more
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933 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3409
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Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

We were staying a week in Nola and I passed by here several times to see it closed. However on Thursday evening it was opened and we went in. My husband was impressed with their Irish coffee so he had 2. I had a latte...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 334mistyd
Reviewed March 25, 2019

If you are Irish, or wish you were Irish, you won't regret visiting this quaint Irish museum and pub. My wife and I started with an Irish coffee at the bar and spent some time discussing Ireland with the owners. I haven't tasted a better...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank T8793PORRick
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Nice NOLA courtyard setting. Not a fake Irish pub. Soak up the history in the museum then order some Irish coffee in the courtyard. Traditional Irish music piped in. Friendly and informative management. Then order another round of Irish coffee.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

This place is adorable and so well done. It is family-owned and very small, but the exhibits are professional and informative and the whole place is clean and updated. There is a coffee shop and we were surprised to find incredible drinks. We tried the:...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

This tiny Emerald set within the French Quarter is a must-see destination for those with Irish Ancestry. A wee museum that won't take a lot of your time but if you're looking for great conversation you'll surely stay longer. The pub has a large selection...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Would have loved to visit and get a beer. Arrived on foot at 11 am on a Monday to a closed gate. No sign showing hours of operation. Website shutdown. No answer to phone or e-mail. The neighborhood is several blocks from the heavy tourist...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Found this lovely little place by accident but so glad we did. It has a small comfy room to watch a short film on Irish families coming over in the 1800s. Has articles etc to look at...but the best bit a lovely courtyard to sit...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

This is a pleasant courtyard with a small museum and a bar attached. Pleasant staff, good Irish whiskey, and other drinks including a restorative ginger tea--which we earned from the barkeep was a treatment for cholera back in the days of the Irish immigration boom....More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank 595ThomasR
Reviewed December 31, 2017

As of now, I've had Irish coffee in a couple of different cities in the U.S. and abroad. but I have not been able to find anything close to the Irish coffee from the Irish Cultural Museum. The atmosphere of the place is relaxing, welcoming...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Ivan T
Reviewed December 16, 2017

If you are interested in Irish history, this is a must hit. The museum is not very large, but it's not the size that matters, it's the passion behind it. This is a self funded (along with visitor donations) little Irish museum proud of their...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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