The Historic New Orleans Collection, New Orleans

4.8
Take a step back in time at The Historic New Orleans Collection, a museum and research center dedicated to the preservation of the city's history and culture. The museum holds some 35,000 library items, 350,000 photographs, prints, drawings, paintings, and other artifacts. Spread out over several buildings, the collection includes works on a range of local topics and notable historical figures. Learn about the New Orleans cuisine, Civil War, and Huey Long. Admission is free, and knowledgeable guides remain on duty throughout the day to assist curious visitors. To visit The Historic New Orleans Collection on your holiday in New Orleans, and find out what else New Orleans has to offer, use our New Orleans travel itinerary planner.
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  • Like most areas in New Orleans, it still shows damage from the storms, but worth the trip. Nice shops there too, expensive but nice.  more »
  • This historic property started and helped the preservation effort throughout the French Quarter. A must see for everyone interesting in history, decorative arts, and modern art. An amazing collection!  more »
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  • Free Free Free...you cant beat that. Worth going even if you had to pay. Beautiful historic artifacts from day one of NO existence. Take pictures of everything, bring the history home with you.
  • Wonderful hidden gem in the quarter. Over 300 years of history in multiple sites, and it's free too! Great place to duck inside and cool off of an hot day!

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