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Cabildo, New Orleans

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  • Building stands in pairs on both sides of the Cathedral. On the East side is a building called the "Cabildo", former parish house, adjacent to the West building. Yuki built Spain agencies as in the towards the end of the 18th century. After that after various vicissitudes, has become a State Museum now. Roof dome is a cute and impressive.
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  • *At the time we went there, there was a promo where you can get a discounted price if you buy tickets for The Cabildo and The Presbytere at the same time. I didn't see many people taking advantage of seeing this place, which is a shame. Art and history of New Orleans is remembered here. The grand staircase together with the old paintings while you're climbing up are worth the entrance fee. It is a big place so don't be deceived by the facade especially if you're the type who likes to take your time.
  • This was, by far, my favorite site to see in New Orleans. The museum uses objects, documents, and recreations to tell several stories: the Spanish Enlightenment, Spain's role in the War of American Independence, and the Battle of New Orleans. While the latter is history also told elsewhere, the Cabildo emphasizes the importance of myth and commemoration to understanding the battle's importance. The exhibits on Spanish history are fantastic. I left with an understanding of eighteenth-century Spain, Spanish colonies, and Spain's contributions to American Independence. Bernardo de Galvez comes across as an important and little-known figure. Some exhibits, such as a diarama of a naval battle that includes flashes of light and cannon sounds are particularly creative. Should be mildly interesting for kids, great for history-minded adults. Fairly cheap, I spent 9$ with student and AAA discount. A great, inexpensive alternative to the WWII museum.
  • This museum had some really good displays... but also a LOT of Spain/USA propaganda that completely downplays the interactions between Spaniards and Native folks.... very frustrating.
  • Great place!! I've lived here for a few years now and know quite a bit about the city. Well, today I learned even more!!
  • Museum dedicated to the Spanish contribution to revolutionary war era America. Just renovated and with several high tech experiential exhibits. Worth the time.

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