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Le Musee de f.p.c.

2336 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-2502
+1 504-323-5074
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A highlight of our trip to NOLA!

This small house museum is a must-see. The history of the free people of color in New Orleans is... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2018
Karen J
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Great tour

This is a small museum that offers a lot of history. Tours are offered every hour and they are very... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
rowan816
,
New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

This small house museum is a must-see. The history of the free people of color in New Orleans is fascinating, but it has not, historically, been well-documented. This museum has managed an impressive collection, and our guide was immensely knowledgeable. You will end this tour...More

1  Thank Karen J
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum that offers a lot of history. Tours are offered every hour and they are very well done. You will learn all about the history of free people of color in New Orleans. It is something I, and I’m sure a...More

1  Thank rowan816
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

This fantastic small museum is full of artifacts of a lesser-known piece of New Orleans history -- the free blacks who were instrumental in forging the culture of the city. The house itself is a beautiful, intimate space -- but our group of 20 did...More

1  Thank Dennis Q
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Reviewed November 17, 2017

I stumbled across this museum online while searching for things to do in New Orleans, and I'm so glad I decided to go. Le Musee de f.p.c. is an intimate little museum in a beautiful old house, and covers an aspect of American history that...More

1  Thank KellyColleen
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Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

This is an very important place to visit, not just if you are interested in history but also in order to understand why New Orleans and, indeed the whole US, is the way it is today. We had two guides, one with an intimate connection...More

2  Thank MalandAnna
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

This museum represented the best collection of history fro New Orleans as well as African-American/ Creole history. The staff was very knowledgeable about the area and history. The museum offered food as well as a guided tour. My family and I were thoroughly impressed with...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2017

The first woman to ask me was a foreign tourist in the dining car on the train to New Orleans. "My sister's gone ahead of me to New Orleans because she is obsessed with magic and voodoo. As soon as I get off the train,...More

3  Thank LoganVilla
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Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

In 1800, nearly 1/3 of the people living in New Orleans were free people of color. How this community came together and survived is a part of the rich history of New Orleans. The tour was very interesting and we had a great tour guide,...More

1  Thank Heidi L
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Reviewed June 15, 2017

I called ahead and reserved a spot at three -- was delighted to discover I was the only visitor at that time, so I had a private tour by an extremely informative tour guide. I am a history professor, so I already know the basics...More

3  Thank amyw522016
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Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

This house museum was Absolutely Fabulous. The docent, Kim was so knowledgeable. The collection of portraits and collectibles concerning free people of color was vast and very informative. Each room tells a history of these people,who were very prominent in New Orleans during pre and...More

1  Thank liquedureau
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