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Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights

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I was in 2 of their 3 shops and highly recommend a "look-see". The lamps are a delight. Some newer... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Donna B
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If strolling by, don't fail to go in

Bevolo's sheds light (no pun intended) on an area we all take for granted, the wonderful Gas and... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2018
Bellingham, Washington
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This family owned, 4th generation company has been hand-crafting copper gas and electric lanterns since 1945. Learn about the history of Bevolo and of gas lighting in America at our Museum and event space! Watch copper smiths hand crafting gas...more
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521 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2232
French Quarter
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

I was in 2 of their 3 shops and highly recommend a "look-see". The lamps are a delight. Some newer looking modern ones are on my wish list.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Bevolo's sheds light (no pun intended) on an area we all take for granted, the wonderful Gas and electric lights seen all over the French Quarter and New Orleans in general. They create these lights and send them all over the US, starting at about...More

Thank Kenpasha
Reviewed July 5, 2018

We stopped in the Royal Street location during a recent visit to NOLA. In the front of the store, you can see all of the styles of hand crafted lights. Make sure to go to the back of the building where actual craftsmen are creating...More

Thank 2disland
Reviewed May 10, 2018

It was fascinating to see the various lanterns and the history of them throughout the city. Absolutely beautiful work done here, and the staff was very friendly and informative!

Thank Marian G
Reviewed March 18, 2018

With all the ornate gas and electric light fixtures in the French Quarter, we found the makers and restoration experts of these items at Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights. The workshop is open to the public and the craftsmen are more than willing to talk...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed May 19, 2017 via mobile

Visited Bevolo and saw lights being made! The guys making them Nate was awesome! You have to stop by and see the lights and museum.

Thank Bentina T
Reviewed March 29, 2017

JEB was so lovely, stopping his work and explaining all about the history of the gas lamps and how exports help them. 4th Generation Family run business - really interesting. THANK YOU!

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Bevolo, Manager at Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2017

Thanks for the kind words @Christy_Luv2. We are proud to share Bevolo's story as well as the history of gas lighting. Come visit us again!

Reviewed March 10, 2017

I found this shop as I was walking along Royal Street in the French Quarter. There is a shop, a workshop and a museum. They make the old fashioned gas lights but can also do electric. Great atmosphere and the personnel are very friendly and...More

Thank torpdo
Reviewed December 22, 2016

Little side passage led us to the Bevelo Lighting Museum. Charming and our hosts were so friendly and willing to share about the business. This is one of those places that "if walls could talk". Make sure to ask about the work bench and its...More

Thank glapril
Reviewed October 17, 2016

We stopped in here a couple years ago by accident and were amazed by the history of this company. They now have a "museum," with photos, and a history of gas lights in the country. A craftsman is also available to talk about Bevolo, and...More

Thank Pam S
Bevolo, Public Relations Manager at Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2016

Hi Pam-- Thank you for coming back to visit! The museum is a recent addition and was curated by one of our craftsman, Nate. The space doubles as an event venue for wedding and other special occasions. Bevolo appreciates your visit! Happy travels.

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Joni B
June 12, 2016|
Response from Bevolo | Property representative |
Hi Joni, Our showroom at 316 Royal St. in the French Quarter houses the Bevolo Museum. Walk through the hallway that showcases our many styles of lanterns and head to the museum in the back. There are copper-smiths on site... More