Backstreet Cultural Museum

Backstreet Cultural Museum

Address: 1116 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116 - MAP
Phone: (504) 606-4809
Web: backstreetmuseum.moonfruit.com

Venture through a piece of New Orleans history at the Backstreet Cultural Museum. The museum tells the story of the African American experience and culture in New Orleans. Check out items like old Mardi Gras Indian suits and old photographs.

Longue Vue House and Gardens

Longue Vue House and Gardens

Address: 7 Bamboo Rd, New Orleans, LA 70124 - MAP
Phone: (504) 488-5488
Web: www.longuevue.com

Step foot into a home that has been called "one of the last great houses to be custom-built in America." The Longue Vue House and Gardens was constructed between 1939 and 1942, and is still furnished with its original décor. No trip to Longue Vue is complete without a walk through the garden, be sure to stop and smell the roses.

Louisiana Children's Museum

Louisiana Children's Museum

Address: 420 Julia St, New Orleans, LA 70130 - MAP
Phone: (504) 523-1357
Web: lcm.org

The Louisiana Children's Museum’s 30,000 square feet of exhibit space and programs offer children a diverse set of activities that promote learning from reading and math skills to architectural ideas and the nuances of grocery shopping – through interactive play. Whether they are learning what bones they use to ride a bike, alongside Mr. Bones or loading up a cargo ship in the Little Port of New Orleans exhibit, children take an active role in their own learning.

Louisiana State Museum - 1850 House

Louisiana State Museum - 1850 House

Address: 523 St Anne St, New Orleans, LA 70116 - MAP
Phone: (504) 524-9118
Web: www.louisianastatemuseum.org

Few places offer the chance to experience the lifestyle of our ancestors of more than 150 years ago. The 1850 House is one of these rare places, offering a glimpse of middle- and upper-class life in antebellum New Orleans, the most prosperous period in the city’s history.

Louisiana State Museum - The Cabildo

Louisiana State Museum - The Cabildo

Address: 701 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116 - MAP
Phone: (504) 568-6968
Web: www.louisianastatemuseum.org

Stop at Jackson Square, where you will find the Cabildo. This elegant Spanish colonial building neighbors St. Louis Cathedral and houses many rare artifacts of America’s history.

Louisiana State Museum - The Old U.S. Mint

Louisiana State Museum - The Old U.S. Mint

Address: 400 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116 - MAP
Phone: (504) 568-6993
Web: www.louisianastatemuseum.org

These days, we’re making music rather than money at the Old U.S. Mint. See instruments New Orleans’ greatest musicians played to create their landmark sounds—Louis Armstrong’s cornet, Fats Domino’s piano, Sidney Bechet’s soprano sax and more are all on display.

National World War II Museum

National World War II Museum

Address: 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 - MAP
Phone: (504) 528-1944
Web: www.nationalww2museum.org

Honor our armed forces, past, present and future, by visiting the National World War II Museum and learning about the hardships troops went through while battling overseas. The museum chronicles the American contribution to the second Great War with exhibits and attractions that describe battles and weapons through the presentation of artifacts, photos, quotes and more.

New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture and History

New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture and History

Address: 1418 Governor Nicholls St, New Orleans, LA 70116 - MAP
Phone: (504) 566-1136
Web: noaam.org

Established in 2000, the mission of the New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture and History (NOAAM) is to preserve, interpret and promote the African American cultural heritage of New Orleans, with a particular emphasis on the Tremé community.

New Orleans Museum of Art

New Orleans Museum of Art

Address: 1 Collins C Diboll Circle, New Orleans, LA 70119 - MAP
Phone: (504) 658-4100
Web: www.noma.org

Picasso, Renoir, Rodin, Matisse, Jackson Pollock, and Georgia O'Keeffe are just a few artists that have works featured in the New Orleans Museum of Art. The 40,000 piece collection offers some of the best works by world renown artists from around the globe. Don't leave the NOMA without taking a walk through the sculpture garden.

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

Address: 514 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130 - MAP
Phone: (504) 565-8027
Web: www.pharmacymuseum.org

Expand your knowledge on the pharmacy and health care industries at the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. The museum educates visitors through exhibits and educational programs that detail the history of the pharmaceutical profession.

Oak Alley Plantation

Oak Alley Plantation

Address: 3645 Highway 18, Vacherie, LA 70090 - MAP
Phone: (225) 265-2151
Web: www.oakalleyplantation.com

Forget what the history books have told you about Southern plantation homes and see the beauty of one for yourself. The Oak Alley Plantation has been standing since the late 1830s and its famous live oak trees have been around even longer.

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Address: 925 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130 - MAP
Phone: (504) 539-9650
Web: www.ogdenmuseum.org

While out and about in the Central Business District of New Orleans, view the largest collection of Southern art in the world at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. This University of New Orleans affiliate displays various forms of visual arts that reflect the culture of the American South.

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