We visited the cemetery and had a private tour with Michael Murphy. He was quite the story teller. We learned about Marie Laveau, Nicholas Cage, and the earliest days of New Orleans. It was well worth the $20.
About St. Louis Cemetery No. 1
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Every guide I have had has unique stories, so I try to go every time I see NOLA. It's incredible to hear stories of people - our guide was able to add personal stories.
We did the guided tour and our guide was very knowledgable and very enthusiastic. She knew what she was talking about, grew up in New Orleans and was very proud to be from there.
Didn't know ahead that you have to enter the Cemetery only on a tour, but was able to book on the last minute. Very unique and worth hearing how cemeteries work in NO. Definitely HOT in July - bring an umbrella, bring water. There's no...More
This beautiful and historic cemetery is the final resting place of many famous New Orleanians, from politicians to VooDoo queens. The above ground graves form a winding maze of sorts. Our guide Grey, did a fabulous job of weaving a story with all the historic...More
I'd be happy to pay $10 per person to support maintenance but don't want to spend 2 hours with a tour guide when I only want to see one grave.
Tracy was extremely knowledgeable about Cemetery No. 1 and the French Quarter also. She is clever and funny, so her stories have that edge to them that keeps you listening! She also works with the Save our Cemeteries group, so she has a ton of...More
Overall I was incredibly disappointed that a tour was required because this restricted how much time was allotted to really see the cemetery. I love history and old cemeteries, but the tour guide kept yaking and yaking and all I wanted to do was venture...More
Very cool to hear about the history and the stories behind the famous graves. Our tour guide Judy Geddes was absolute fantastic We really enjoyed her knowledge and passion for what she does. Would recommend this tour and her highly.