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French Quarter Walking Tour With 1850 House Museum Admission

French Quarter Walking Tour With 1850 House Museum Admission
From US$ 20.00
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10:30am TourMost Popular
Tour departs at 10:30am
US$ 20.00
1:30pm Tour
Tour departs at 1:30pm
US$ 20.00
Overview
This French Quarter walking tour is conducted by city licensed guides and emphasize the history, architecture, and folklore of this fascinating city. Tour and store proceeds benefit Friends of the Cabildo, a non-profit volunteer group to provide support for the Louisiana State Museum. Purchasing a walking tour ticket also gets you admission to the 1850 House Museum, above the store, that shows what life was like in a typical Pontalba Apartment in the 1850s. Restroom is provided for walking tour guests as well.
What to Expect
Ticket includes admission to the 1850 House Museum. Tours are daily from the 1850 House Museum Store at 10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Also guests can enjoy the museum courtyard as well as shop in the gift store. The museum shows what life was like in a typical Pontalba Apartment in the 1850s. The museum takes around 45 minutes to finish and a exhibit program is offered as well as access can acquired through a tablet or smart phone. Wifi for the program is available as well. 

Docents are sometimes available for the 1850 House. Contact the store to find out if one of our volunteers is working that day.
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Reviews (118)

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Loved the Immersion in the French Quarter's History

Jeannine was a wonderful guide! Her tour provided me with detailed information about the history, architecture, and politics of the creation of the French Quarter. Thank you!

Thank marvindcabrera
Reviewed 1 week ago
Interesting tour

Our guide, Tom, was very knowledgeable and did a great job of keeping us out of the downpours and in the shade, as the weather changed dramatically during our walk. We learned a lot about the area, its architecture and its history. The entry to...More

1  Thank Lyn F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Interesting and informative walking tour

Diane Cohen is a very knowledgeable and engaging guide. I was impressed with the depth of her knowledge and concern for historical accuracy. That being said, she shared many interesting stories that brought the French Quarter and its history to life. Diane did a great...More

2  Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A Great Morning Stroll

My wife and I decided to take the morning tour of the French Quarter on our very first day in New Orleans. Thanks to Ann, our passionate and engaging guide, we discovered the fascinating history of the city and understood the main styles of its...More

1  Thank Gabsssz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great time

Jan was great. Tour was slightly over 2 hours in the upper 90s. Jan made an effort to keep us in the shade when possible and let take breaks. Very informative on the history of New Orleans and the French Quarter. Since it was just...More

Thank cverdegan
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