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Edgar Degas House Creole Impressionist Tour

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Once Home to the French Impressionist Edgar Degas, the Degas House Historic Home, Courtyard & Inn is a master-piece of history and hospitality. It is the only home or studio of Degas anywhere in the world that is open to the public, beautifully...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
2306 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-2502
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This museum was around the corner from where we stayed in Treme. The highlight was seeing the room he painted from, it will take you about an hour.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of my favorite things in New Orleans. The tour starts with a movie that is very well done and there is a timeline of pictures and articles on the wall explaining Degas tme in New Orleans. The tour guide is a relative...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Marcia M
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

We did the breakfast and museum tour recently and thoroughly enjoyed our dose of culture. One does not have to be into impressionists much less art to get something out of it; Ms. Micey adds tidbits and related stories about New Orleans history and life...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019

The Edgar Degas House in New Orleans is the only home of the renowned French Impressionist artist anywhere in the world that is open to the public. Located at 2306 Esplanade Avenue in the French Quarter, the house is a museum and hosts guided tours,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed February 4, 2019

Lovely brunch in the Degas house, wonderful tour explaining Degas' connection to New Orleans and all the history. Denise was fabulous at the breakfast and so welcoming. Very interesting NOLA connection.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank loriglover
Reviewed February 3, 2019

My husband and I joined another couple for breakfast and a tour with the Edgar Degas House. We are New Orleans natives, but we only knew a little about Degas' connection with our city. The breakfast was delicious (I had the Bananas Foster French toast),...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2019

With a substantial art history and museum background, nothing prepared me for this exciting experience shared with a member of the Degas family no less!! The video was an excellent start, the visual time line on the wall, sharing both Degas's life timeline with a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julie J
Reviewed December 28, 2018

We were going to N.O. for Christmas and this was one of things the tours we wanted to do. I bought tickets, thinking it included breakfast, the website and ticket purchase is VERY confusing. When we arrived I asked the tour guide what time breakfast...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Interesting story. Tour led by decedent no less. Was hoping for more on the art - less on the family soap opera

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2018

We took the breakfast & guided tour option, and utterly enjoyed it. To have one of the family members as our guide made it extra special. The house is jam packed with history and beautiful reproductions, which give an excellent overview of the evolution in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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December 23, 2018|
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Response from Brenda W | Reviewed this property |
I only know of the reproductions because this is also a bed and breakfast.
Baranie N
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Response from WMBGfoodlover | Reviewed this property |
Morning. An adult ticket for the tour is $29. Breakfast $25. Combined $50. If booking on line, we paid a service fee of either $5.25 or $5.50 when purchasing 2 tickets. Found a deal on TravelZoo. (after we came home of... More