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French Quarter Walking Tour With 1850 House Museum Admission

  • See the iconic French Quarter and learn its history from a docent

  • Admission to 1850 House Museum to see a Pontalba Apartment

  • Learn about the traditions, history, and folklore of New Orleans

French Quarter Walking Tour With 1850 House Museum Admission
From US$ 22.00
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10:30am TourMost Popular
Tour departs at 10:30am
From US$ 22.00
1:30pm Tour
Tour departs at 1:30pm
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Be enchanted by the historic and iconic French Quarter on this guided walking tour that reveals the area’s past, superstition, and individuality. Your passionate, knowledgeable, volunteer docent will show you what life was like in the past and provide you with access to the Pontalba Apartments of 1850 House Museum.

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.
Reviews (127)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
French Quarter 2-hour walking tour

We began at 10:30 with our guide named Vera. She was a native of New Orleans and very knowledgeable about the history of the city and specifically the French Quarter. This was an entirely worthwhile learning experience. Would recommend it to anyone visiting New Orleans...More

Thank Ted K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Well worth your time

Our guide, Roger, was beyond knowledgeable, informative, funny & an all around nice person. We’ve visited The Big Easy many times, taking tours on each visit. Roger didn’t fail to teach us some new info & factoids. We highly recommend this tour.

Thank raysfive18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The history was interesting

This walking tour didn’t cover anything like the area I thought it would. While the bit we did was interesting we covered a very small area, just a few blocks around Jackson square

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 8 October 2018
One of the best walking tours I've ever been on.

We did the walking tour on a Saturday at 10:30. My understanding is that each volunteer guide designs their own tour, so each has it's own flavor and route. We had Ryan, who deserves an Oscar for best volunteer walking tour guide. The tour was...More

1  Thank ChrisGifford
Reviewed 7 October 2018
Entertaining and fact filled tour

Tour guides are volunteers. Ours was Roger, a New Orleans native and retired school teacher. He provided nice visual aids to go with the tour. It was crazy hot and humid and Roger made sure to try to keep us in the shade where possible....More

1  Thank Jim E
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25 August 2018|
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Response from OzCalifornia | Reviewed this property |
I too would guess about a mile in a loop of a few blocks- it does seem longer as there was just one spot where we sat on some steps to hear some history- but it was also a rather warm sunny day and our hostess found us a... More
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Small groups. Max at 10 maybe
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