Listings in Historic

Steamboat Natchez

in Tour, Historic

Cruises, excursions, reunions, birthday parties, romance and or just for fun and education--all are reasons to roll on the river with New Orleans' only paddle wheeler, the steamboat NATCHEZ. On some trips the new Executive Chef will be happy to serve up fine food as the captain orients travelers to the sights along the Mississippi River near New Orleans. Be sure to enjoy the SUNDAY JAZZ BUNCH.

400 Toulouse St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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Haunted History Ghost Tour

in Tour, Historic, Educational

Ghost, vampire, cemetery and voodoo tours depart daily and nightly to usher tour-goers into the dark underworld of old New Orleans. Walking tours are hosted by informative and theatrical guides who thrill and delight visitors interested in the macabre and the historical. Explore the legend of Marie Laveau or marvel at the centuries-old mausoleums that make New Orleans the most haunted city in America.

723 St. Peter St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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Destrehan Plantation

in Historic, Educational, Cultural

The oldest plantation home in the lower Mississippi Valley, established in 1787, Destrehan Plantation is now on the National Register of Historic Places. Less than 30 minutes from New Orleans, the excellent guides and grounds provide perhaps the best overview of historic plantation life in Louisiana. Destrehan also features demonstrations, historic programs and a first-rate gift shop.

13034 River Rd.
Destrehan, Louisiana 70074
United States

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National WWII Museum

in Historic

In only 13 years this international destination honoring and educating about World War Two has become ranked among the best history museums in the world. It recently added the Solomon Victory Theater with its Tom Hanks narrated, 4-D 'Beyond All; Boundaries' film and the Boeing Freedom Pavilion to its impressive offerings. Programming includes everything from seminars to WWII era dance bands.

945 Magazine St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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Historic New Orleans Collection

in Exhibit, Cultural, Historic

Whether at their headquarters on Royal Street or their old New Orleans building on Chartres Street at their research center, the Historic Collection speaker, exhibit, program or Friday evening Concert in the Courtyard will be first rate. The focus tends to be on the city's connections to Europe, Africa and the Caribbean, but they also offers fine material about our local history, jazz culture and the like.

535 Royal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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American Italian Museum and Library

in Historic, Educational, Cultural

The American Italian Cultural Center and the museum inside it offer a rich and enjoyable overview of the Italian contribution to a city more associated with the French, the Caribbean and Africa. Who knew that at the origin of jazz hornmen like Nick LaRocca were holding their own with the likes of King Oliver and Louis Armstrong. The Italfian flair for jazz, by the way, lives on with the likes of Pete Fountain.

537 South Peters St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
United States

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French Quarter Business Association

in Historic, Exhibit, Educational, Cultural

The French Quarter, which the French called the vieux carre [old square], is the original settled area of the city. The architecture, history, unique shops, famous restaurants and hot clubs make the America's most interesting and exciting neighborhood. Indeed, one of the best ways to experience the city is taking an unscripted walk around the old square. Surprise and delight await around every corner.

828 Royal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70116
United States

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Save Our Cemeteries

in Historic, Educational, Tour

No visit to New Orleans is complete without a visit to the city's oldest outdoor museums, its historic cemeteries. These burial sites are noted for their unique, aboveground tombs that serve as monuments to the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Save Our Cemeteries offers authentic, accurate guided tours through two of New Orleans' oldest and most historically significant cemeteries.

501 Basin St. Suite 3C
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112
United States

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Organ Historical Society of New Orleans

in Museum

1010 Nashville Ave
New Orleans, Louisiana 70115
United States

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The Westwego Historical Society

in Museum

502 Second St
Westwego, Louisiana 70094
United States

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