NOLA Museums

Learn about the cuisine of South East Louisiana at the Southern Food & Beverage Museum, celebrate one of the city's most iconic chefs at New Orleans Museum of Art and literally feel your seat shake as you ride a hummer during the WWII Museum Victory Theatre's 4D cinematic experience.  From food to culture to music, New Orleans has a museum for every scholar at every age.  Check out some of these popular museums listed below. 

Southern Food & Beverage Museum
The Southern Food and Beverage Museum (SoFAB) is dedicated to the discovery, understanding and celebration of the food, drink and the related culture of the South. Also, it is home of the Museum of the American Cocktail.
1609 Oretha C. Haley Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 701113
(504) 569-0405

Ogden Museum of Southern Art: New Orleans
The museum collects, conserves, exhibits, studies and interprets the art of the South within the context of the region's history and culture.  It is home to the largest collection of Southern Art in the world.
925 Camp Street  
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 539-9650 

New Orleans Museum of Art
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), New Orleans' oldest fine arts institution is noted for its collections' extraordinary strengths in French and American art, photography, glass and African and Japanese works.  This museum, one of the top art museums in the south, celebrates its 103rd Anniversary in 2014.
1 Collin Diboll Circle
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 658-4100

New Orleans African American Museum

Located in Treme, the New Orleans African American Museum is dedicated to protecting, preserving and promoting through education the history, art and communities of African Americans in New Orleans.
1418 Governor Nicholls St.
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 566-1136 

Louisiana Children's Museum
The Museum offers children a diverse set of activities that promote learning from reading and math skills to architectural ideas and the nuances of grocery shopping through interactive play.
420 Julia Street 
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 523-1357

Musée Conti Wax Museum New Orleans

Founded in 1963, this third generation, family owned and operated business is a New Orleans treasure chest of history, legend and scandal. From our city's fair founding, to the legendary Battle of New Orleans, to the mysterious world of Voodoo.
917 Conti Street 
New Orleans, LA 70112
(504) 525-2605 

National World War II Museum
The country's official World War II Museum lets you experience America's role in the war and on the Home Front - from the 1930s prelude to war, to the Normandy Invasion and the battles of the Pacific Islands. At The US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, see how technological innovations aided the Allies. Then, with Beyond All Boundaries - a multi-sensory cinematic feature from producer Tom Hanks, playing at the 4D Solomon Victory Theater - feel and experience what soldiers at the front experienced. Through extraordinary artifacts, soaring aircraft and exhibits, get ready to discover the courage, teamwork and sacrifice of the Greatest Generation.
945 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 528-1944

Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World
Mardi Gras World is created for you by the people who bring Mardi Gras to life every year-the artists of Blaine Kern Studios.  The colors, the lights, the music - It's all here in one magical place where you can peek behind the curtain and see Mardi Gras in the making.
1380 Port of New Orleans Place
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 361-7821

The Edgar Degas House
New Orleans' Home to the French Impressionist Master Edgar Degas, the Degas House Historic Home and New Orleans Bed and Breakfast is a masterpiece of history and hospitality.  Take a guided tours (by Degas' descendant) of the New Orleans home and extensive collection of Degas' reproductions.
2306 Esplanade Avenue
New Orleans, LA, 70119, USA
(504) 821-5009

Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses

The Hermann-Grima House and the Gallier House are an integral part of this historic district. Representing two distinctly different styles of architecture, these properties are important reflections of 19th-century New Orleans. 

Audubon Butterfly Garden & Insectarium
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, located in the U.S. Custom House on Canal Street, encourages you to explore North America's largest museum devoted to insects and their relatives. You'll discover why insects are the building blocks of all life on our planet!
423 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 410-2847

House of Broel's Victorian Mansion & Museums
Enter the magical wonderland of an extensive dollhouse collection that was personally designed and decorated by Bonnie Broel, artist, author and Polish Countess, over a period of fifteen years. 
2220 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
(504) 522-2220

Louisiana State Museum
New Orleans' most prominent heritage attraction is the Louisiana State Museum, a complex of national landmarks housing thousands of artifacts and works of art reflecting Louisiana's legacy of historic events and cultural diversity. The Museum operates five properties in the famous French Quarter: the Cabildo, Presbytere, 1850 House, Old U.S. Mint and Madame John's Legacy.
(504) 568-6968

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places as an historic building within the Vieux Carre Historic District, the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum showcases an extensive collection and provides educational programs to preserve the rich history of pharmacy and healthcare in Louisiana.
514 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 565-8027

Louisiana's Civil War Museum at Confederate Memorial Hall
Confederate veterans of Louisiana founded Memorial Hall, also known as the Confederate Museum, in New Orleans in 1891 as a repository for their memorabilia from the War Between the States. These veterans and their families have donated more than 90 percent of the artifacts exhibited in Memorial Hall, which contains the second largest collection of Confederate memorabilia in the United States and is the oldest continually operating museum in Louisiana.
929 Camp Street 
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 523-4522

Longue Vue House and Gardens
Founded by local philanthropists Edith and Edgar Stern, Longue Vue House and Gardens is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of stunning gardens that include an interactive Discovery Garden for children of all ages. As a National Historic Landmark serving as one of New Orleans' premier education and cultural resources, Longue Vue is open seven days a week to the public for tours of the home and gardens, special events and programs.
7 Bamboo Road
New Orleans, LA 70124
(504) 488-5488

American Italian Cultural Center
The American Italian Cultural Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, preserves the American Italian culture by offering Italian language courses, concerts, events and trips to Italy. It is also home to the American Italian Museum & Research Library.
537 South Peters Street 
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 522-7294

George and Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art
The George & Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art is an institution that collects, interprets and preserves the visual aesthetic of people of African descent in North America and beyond.
2003 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 586-7432

Historic New Orleans Collection
The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center and publisher dedicated to the study and preservation of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South region.
533 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 523-4662

Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University
The Newcomb Art Gallery collections are focused on the crafts produced at Newcomb College from the late 19th through the early 20th century with more than 400 examples of pottery, metal work, embroidery and bound books.
Woldenberg Art Center
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA 70118
(504) 865-5328

Voodoo Spiritual Temple
The Voodoo Spiritual Temple was established in 1990 by Priestess Miriam and Priest Oswan Chamani. It is the only "formally" established Spiritual Temple with a focus on traditional West African spiritual and herbal healing practices currently existing in New Orleans.
828 North Rampart Street  
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 522-9627



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