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Top museum recommendations from locals

History Museum
“One of the best museums I have ever been to! You could spend hours here. It is well worth the admission fee and extra charge to see the movie, too!”
  • 265 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Visiting exhibits can be great. The permanent collection is okay. Sculpture garden is fantastic for a stroll when the weather is nice.”
  • 308 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Just a great museum! If you happen to be so lucky to be staying on a Thursday evening, the Ogden hosts the "Ogden After Hours" which runs from 6-8pm it features live music and a few cocktail bars. Enjoy the Art, Music and have a drink as you explore the museum. Great views of the city from the roof top veranda. Very Fun!!!!”
  • 108 locals recommend
Tourist Information Center
“If you like insects this is the place for you. You can view3 them up close and even taste a cooked bug from the chefs at the insectarium. The butterfly garden has ponds with fish and benches where you can sit and relax. It is a very peaceful spot.”
  • 68 locals recommend
History Museum
“Small museum exploring New Orleans traditions, with exhibits on brass bands, jazz funerals & more.”
  • 75 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“Less than two miles from the cottage, the recently expanded sculpture garden in beautiful City Park is open weekdays from 10 AM to 6 PM, and weekends 10-5, with free admission. ”
  • 59 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
“Mardi Gras in New Orleans is known the world over. Here you can see the making of the floats for the parades even if it is not Mardi Gras. You can still see the splendor of the floats and learn about the history of New Orleans Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras is always on Tuesday, 40 days before Easter. The parades start about three weeks before and finish on Mardi Gras Day. ”
  • 49 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.”
  • 35 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Louisiana Purchase was signed in this 1790s landmark now housing a New Orleans history museum.”
  • 36 locals recommend
Art Museum
“New Orleans is all about art. And why not go to the art museum to see some of the greatest work displayed.”
  • 36 locals recommend
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
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
Museum
“Free permanent exhibit at 533 Royal Street will give you a good sense of New Orleans rich history.”
  • 38 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
“Learn about New Orleans and American history through the lens of early medicine. ADMISSION. $5.00/adults. $4.00/students & seniors. Free/children under six. The 1 pm guided tour is included with admission. Reservations cannot be made in advance.”
  • 23 locals recommend
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