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Best things to do in New Orleans

History Museum
“If you have time the Museum is too amazing for words...its a full day experience... well worth it. Check it out!”
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Art Museum
“From here, take the street car for a unique and amazing ride through the city. ”
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Art Museum
“Fabulous collection of Southern Art. On Thursdays they have Ogden After Hours, a concert and cocktail event.”
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Tourist Information Center
“Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium is an insectarium and entomology museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. With more than 50 live exhibits and numerous multimedia elements, the 23,000-square-foot facility is the largest free-standing American museum dedicated to insects.”
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History Museum
“Small museum exploring New Orleans traditions, with exhibits on brass bands, jazz funerals & more.”
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Sculpture Garden
“Located in City Park, its free, has an extensive collection and was recently expanded. A must see on a nice day!”
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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. ”
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History Museum
“The Louisiana Purchase was signed in this 1790s landmark now housing a New Orleans history museum.”
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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.”
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Museum
“Come see all of the floats from past Mardi Gras parades. Fun and exciting and a blast from the past. ”
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Museum
“There is a great indoor toddler play area on the 2nd floor and tons of interesting exhibits the kids will love to explore! Check their website for special events like arts and crafts, live readings, and plays!”
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Museum
“Museum made up of historic, restored buildings that offer exhibits & tours plus a gift shop.”
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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.”
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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.”
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History Museum
“Circa-1823 apothecary is now a museum with exhibits of early medicines, superstitious cures & more.”
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History Museum
“State museum with Hurricane Katrina & Mardi Gras exhibits in a former courthouse built in 1813.”
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