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Musee Conti Wax Museum

917 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3409
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917 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3409
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Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

This museum is closing in January so go see it while you can. We enjoyed our visit and its a great way to learn the history of New Orleans. It's old but charming with many vignettes to view. There's also a horror section at the...More

Thank WendyM1023
Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

I went there simply because I enjoy wax museums and was curious about New Orleans wax museum. It was interesting. It's not add big or as fun as I was hoping, but with the $8 admission fee. Nice diversion from the rest of the French...More

Thank Chrissy S
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Recently visited the Musee Conti Wax Museum. It was worth the admission price--Much larger than we expected. The museum is a bit dated--I'm betting it was amazing 15-20 years ago BUT still very entertaining. Wax figures in dioramas with descriptive labels (describing the history of...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

This type of place definitely isn't for everyone. If kitschy stuff is your thing, then this is where you want to go! The wax figures were a mix of humorous and downright creepy, but give yourself enough time to read all of the placards -...More

1  Thank annievalene
Reviewed July 31, 2015

If you aren't reading the signs, you're missing out. The understated and dry humor is an excellent refresher from other museums that take themselves a tad too seriously. As a Kansan, it was nice to see a refesher course on the history of Louisiana. And...More

1  Thank Zantosa
Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

We just had to visit the Musee Conti Wax Museum after hearing that the figures from the Madam LaLaurie mansion were moved there. It was a fun little museum packed with wax figures recounting the history of New Orleans. The signs were informative and written...More

1  Thank EmilyM686
Reviewed June 28, 2015

Inexpensive self guided tour through wax museum, must read the displays to learn what is going on in each scene. Tells all about the history of New Orleans. Also has an area of wax figures from books like Dracula and Frankenstein,

2  Thank grettarn1234
Reviewed June 26, 2015

Be sure to call ahead and confirm the museum is open! We walked from our hotel (not too far but miserable in the heat of the summer) only to discover the museum was closed for a private tour. The sign simply said closed with no...More

1  Thank smiling_jordans
Reviewed June 21, 2015

The Musee Conti shows the history of New Orleans in a fun setting. It's also a good place to get out of the heat for a while. Besides learning about the local history, they have a "horror house" area with famous scary characters, like Swamp...More

3  Thank Paul P
Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

$8 pp and right away the lessons in Louisiana/New Orleans history begin. The wax figures are aged and the faces look unfamiliar unless you have a backround in history. However it is good to have these visual aids if you take the time to absorb...More

1  Thank Phil R
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lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
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story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Deborah Q
Is it open anymore
April 15, 2016|
Response from MuseeConti | Property representative |
The Conti location is permanently closed. The museum will re-open at a new location in 2018.
I hate to hear about your closing! I brought my kids when they were younger and they always loved it. I want to visit before you'll close. It is hard for me to stand in lines, what is the best day for me to go?
January 22, 2016|
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Response from WendyM1023 | Reviewed this property |
I heard they closed in January 2016