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Top recommendations from locals

History Museum
“Voted #2 top rated museum in the country. This is a heavy experience but well worth it if you're interested in WWII history. This is at least 1 full day experience but could be 2 full days depending how thoroughly you explore the exhibits.”
  • 258 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Wonderful collections. The cafe also has good snacks. Walk, take the Carrollton Streetcar, or ride a Blue Bike. Parking is also easy here.”
  • 304 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Located in the vibrant Warehouse Arts District of downtown New Orleans, Louisiana, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art holds the largest and most comprehensive collection of Southern art and is recognized for its original exhibitions, public events and educational programs which examine the development of visual art alongside Southern traditions of music, literature and culinary heritage to provide a comprehensive story of the South. ”
  • 105 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“If you have a few days and a family, purchase the family membership and visit the Aquarium, Zoo, Insectarium, and IMAX Theatre at a fraction of the price. Insectarium located at the end of the Canal Streetcar Line, edge of the French Quarter.”
  • 65 locals recommend
History Museum
“Small museum exploring New Orleans traditions, with exhibits on brass bands, jazz funerals & more.”
  • 75 locals recommend
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Museum
“Mardi Gras World offers a behind the scenes look at New Orleans Mardi Gras traditions. Take the tour to see the year-long float building process.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“A gorgeous outdoor space in City Park. It’s a world-class collection that’s as much fun for art snobs as it is for folks looking for Instagrammable moments. Free 7 days a week. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Contemporary Arts Center is a terrific venue to watch a Burlesque performance or art show. It is a must stop during summer's White Linen night. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Museum
“If you want to see some floats up close, and not here during Mardi Gras, you are in luck with this museum.”
  • 45 locals recommend
Museum
“Just reopened in their brand new state of the art facility right down the road in City Park. Walk, take the Carrollton Streetcar, or ride a Blue Bike. Parking is also easy here.”
  • 34 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Louisiana Purchase was signed in this 1790s landmark now housing a New Orleans history museum.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Museum
“A treasure in the French Quarter. Treat yourself and take the time to visit this museum.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Museum
“ The Southern Food & Beverage Museum is a nonprofit living history organization dedicated to the discovery, understanding and celebration of the food, drink and culture through the eyes of the South.”
  • 24 locals recommend
History Museum
“The New Orleans Jazz Museum is a music museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S., dedicated to preserving and celebrating the history of jazz music.”
  • 27 locals recommend
History Museum
“Circa-1823 apothecary is now a museum with exhibits of early medicines, superstitious cures & more.”
  • 21 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Museum
“history and culture of this spiritual practice of voodoo. Guided swamp, plantation and cemetery tours are available.”
  • 11 locals recommend