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Longue Vue House and Gardens

7 Bamboo Rd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1007
+1 504-488-5488
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US$ 90.00*
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New Orleans Architectural and Sightseeing Small-Group Tour
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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. From art to architecture, gardens to gift shop, there's something for everyone to enjoy at Longue Vue. Longue Vue is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. The last house tour is at 4 p.m.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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7 Bamboo Rd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1007
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+1 504-488-5488
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Longvue House and Gardens were wonderful and scenic, featuring rich illustrious gardens, a magnificent house with a rich history, and activities for kids. The house was mostly wheelchair accessible, featuring an elevator to get to each of the floors, and the staff were greatly knowledgeable....More

Thank Joseph F
Longue V, Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review! We are pleased you had a good experience, and hope to see you here again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am so glad we stopped here. I originally had not planned this trip. the tour takes about 45 mins. The grounds are beautiful. Now that I have been there I notice it in several tv shows and movies. look for discount tickets before you...More

Thank alyssanono
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Longue Vue because it is part of the American Horticulture Society's reciprocal garden program (free admission for members of other botanical gardens) but enjoyed the house tour more than the gardens. The docent gave us just enough details about the house, family, and...More

Thank Lisa C
Longue V, Director of Marketing & Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you had a wonderful experience, and hope you will return again soon!

Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Relaxing and energizing at the same time. Beautiful grounds, home and fountains along with flowers blooming in several seasons.

Thank Gale F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This gorgeous and I mean gorgeous house is a MUST SEE for anyone that likes architecture and older homes. This is the most Beautiful and interesting house I have ever seen. It was built with the idea it would someday be a museum. It is...More

Thank TillieMToiler
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

We took a day to tour this mansion and gardens and loved the docent tour and self - guided walk around the estate. We took Uber from the Quarter and ordered it when we were ready to leave, no issues. This is relaxing and peaceful....More

Thank Jazz M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We knew we would not be able to tour the house, but dogs are not even allowed on the grounds.We travel the country with our dog.She is not allowed, we save our money and go where she is welcomed.More

Thank ladyme1
Longue V, Marketing at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

We love 4-legged friends, but due to the nature of the gardens and the work it takes to keep it maintained, we cannot allow pets. We will make sure this information is online. Thank you for considering Longue Vue, and if you are still in...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017

A friend who lives in New Orleans said I should visit this house. It is really special, though in many ways I am not a "house" person. Built in the 1940s by a wealthy family, it represents an affluent, tasteful lifestyle, with extremely thoughtful design...More

Thank NYscholar2
Longue V, Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Thank you for your review! We are so glad you chose to visit, and hope you can come back when you have more time. We are also sorry you and your friend had a hard time finding the entrance. That's not good! We will work...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017

My wife and I love looking at homes. This one did not disappoint. We loved the details of this home and the information provided by our tour guide. The gardens were beautiful.

Thank sstade
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We made a last minute decision to visit this place. It is beautiful! Carries the speak-easy charm. Very interesting due to it architecture and the era it was built and what it was used for. The house itself is interesting, the interior designs, basement and...More

Thank Willeatndrink
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Lisa G
How much time should we allow?
24 September 2016|
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Response from chaz j | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how much time you'd like wonder. The gardens are vast and beautiful. I'd say easily a couple hours.
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Lisa G
How much time should we allow?
24 September 2016|
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Response from Dennis B | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours. If you wanted to really see all the beautiful gardens, I would stay 2 hours longer.
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Garnet P
Why is the price so incredibly high? The admission prices published on their website are: Admission Rates $12 Adults $10 Seniors $8 Students 11 years+ (w/ID) $5 Children 3 - 10 years Children under 3 free AAM Members free (w/membership card) AHS Members free (w/membership card) Active Military free (w/government ID card) Veterans on Veterans Day free Forgive me, but $90 (and UP) seems a bit HIGH.
22 August 2016|
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Response from webbgirl49 | Reviewed this property |
I found the admission comparatively reasonable and it helps fund the continued protection of this historical gem.
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