Best missions in New Orleans

Check out the top missions in New Orleans, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. City Park
1. City Park
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258 local reviews
City Park, New Orleans
NeighborhoodPolitical
Cathy
419 local Airbnb hosts recommend Wonderful park located in Mid-City, where my husband and his family grew up …
Farah
Wonderful park located in Mid-City, where my husband and his family grew up playing in, designed by the same a…
Doreen
The five-acre Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA is one of the most important sculpture instal…
1. City Park
1. City Park
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258 local reviews
City Park, New Orleans
Cathy
Cathy
419 local Airbnb hosts recommend Wonderful park located in Mid-City, where my husband and his family grew up playing in, designed by the sa…
Farah
Farah
Wonderful park located in Mid-City, where my husband and his family grew up playing in, designed by the same architect that created Central …
Doreen
Doreen
The five-acre Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA is one of the most important sculpture installations in the United States, …
2. New Orleans Museum of Art
2. New Orleans Museum of Art
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151 local reviews
1 Collins Diboll Cir, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 504-658-4100
Art galleryMuseumPoint of interest
Jennifer
NOMA features French and American fine art, photography, glass, and African and Japanese works, pottery and m…
Stephanie
Great art museum, very inexpensive admission. Friday night events and movies and in the sculpture garden. Scul…
Cathy
259 local Airbnb hosts recommend NOMA features French and American fine art, photography, glass, and African …
2. New Orleans Museum of Art
2. New Orleans Museum of Art
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151 local reviews
1 Collins Diboll Cir, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 504-658-4100
Jennifer
Jennifer
NOMA features French and American fine art, photography, glass, and African and Japanese works, pottery and more. There is a gift shop, a c…
Stephanie
Stephanie
Great art museum, very inexpensive admission. Friday night events and movies and in the sculpture garden. Sculpture Garden is free to visit!…
Cathy
Cathy
259 local Airbnb hosts recommend NOMA features French and American fine art, photography, glass, and African and Japanese works, pottery an…
3. Preservation Hall
3. Preservation Hall
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40 local reviews
726 St Peter St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 504-522-2841
Point of interestEstablishment
Cathy
Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to preserve, perpetuate, and protect traditional New Orleans Jazz. O…
Doreen
New Orleans’ Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to honor one of America’s truest art forms – Traditiona…
Lynette
Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to preserve, perpetuate, and protect traditional New Orleans Jazz. O…
3. Preservation Hall
3. Preservation Hall
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40 local reviews
726 St Peter St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 504-522-2841
Cathy
Cathy
Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to preserve, perpetuate, and protect traditional New Orleans Jazz. Operating as a music venue, a t…
Doreen
Doreen
New Orleans’ Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to honor one of America’s truest art forms – Traditional New Orleans Jazz. Operating …
Lynette
Lynette
Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to preserve, perpetuate, and protect traditional New Orleans Jazz. Operating as a music venue, a t…
4. Rock 'N' Bowl
4. Rock 'N' Bowl
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47 local reviews
3016 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 504-861-1700
Bowling alleyBarPoint of interest
Fountainblue
Just as it suggests. Come see a band and have a drink or rent a lane for some bowling - or both! Catch a Zydec…
Bret
Perfect spot for bowling on a rainy day. But even better is the music line-up. Come here for lots of great b…
Tom
Bowling while the band is playing and the people dancing. Great bar pricing and the normal bar food
4. Rock 'N' Bowl
4. Rock 'N' Bowl
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47 local reviews
3016 S Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 504-861-1700
Fountainblue
Fountainblue
Just as it suggests. Come see a band and have a drink or rent a lane for some bowling - or both! Catch a Zydeco band or one of the other gre…
Bret
Bret
Perfect spot for bowling on a rainy day. But even better is the music line-up. Come here for lots of great blues, zydeco, and cajun bands…
Tom
Tom
Bowling while the band is playing and the people dancing. Great bar pricing and the normal bar food
5. The National WWII Museum
5. The National WWII Museum
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134 local reviews
945 Magazine St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 504-528-1944
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
The Natchez
The nationally designated WWII Museum is consistently rated as one of the top museums in the country. Be sure …
Rami
The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Cent…
Kurt
The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Cent…
5. The National WWII Museum
5. The National WWII Museum
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134 local reviews
945 Magazine St, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 504-528-1944
The Natchez
The Natchez
The nationally designated WWII Museum is consistently rated as one of the top museums in the country. Be sure to give yourself plenty of tim…
Rami
Rami
The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Central Business District of New O…
Kurt
Kurt
The National WWII Museum, formerly known as the D-Day Museum, is a military history museum located in the Central Business District of New O…
6. New Orleans Jazz Museum
6. New Orleans Jazz Museum
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15 local reviews
400 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 504-568-6993
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Chris
Former US Mint building, this fortress at the end of the Quarter offer free admission and an interesting Jazz …
Cathy
Visit a piece of history where US currency was once forged. There are regular music concerts featured upstairs…
Emily
Museum and archives. One of the original civil way era mints.
6. New Orleans Jazz Museum
6. New Orleans Jazz Museum
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15 local reviews
400 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 504-568-6993
Chris
Chris
Former US Mint building, this fortress at the end of the Quarter offer free admission and an interesting Jazz exhibit upstairs including Lou…
Cathy
Cathy
Visit a piece of history where US currency was once forged. There are regular music concerts featured upstairs in an acoustically perfect ro…
Emily
Emily
Museum and archives. One of the original civil way era mints.
7. Red's Chinese
7. Red's Chinese
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44 local reviews
3048 St Claude Ave, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 504-304-6030
Meal deliveryMeal takeawayRestaurant
Adam
A hidden gem for this modern take on Chinese food modeled after the famous Mission Chinese in SF
Molly + Prescott
Really good fusion Asian food in a classic St. Claude setting. Takes cues from Danny Bowien's Mission Chinese
Kurt
New Orleans may be the best food city in America (ok, so I'm biased) but when it comes to real Chinese food, e…
7. Red's Chinese
7. Red's Chinese
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44 local reviews
3048 St Claude Ave, New Orleans
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 504-304-6030
Adam
Adam
A hidden gem for this modern take on Chinese food modeled after the famous Mission Chinese in SF
Molly + Prescott
Molly + Prescott
Really good fusion Asian food in a classic St. Claude setting. Takes cues from Danny Bowien's Mission Chinese
Kurt
Kurt
New Orleans may be the best food city in America (ok, so I'm biased) but when it comes to real Chinese food, especially mouth-searing Sichua…