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The Presbytere, New Orleans

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Built in 1791, The Presbytere functioned as a courthouse until 1911, when it joined the Louisiana State Museum and later the list of National Historic Landmarks. Although constructed on the site of a former residence of Capuchin monks, the attraction never served religious purposes. Today, you can view two key, contrasting exhibits here: Hurricane Katrina's aftermath and the Mardi Gras celebration. To visit The Presbytere and other attractions in New Orleans, use our New Orleans travel route planner.
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  • I visited the Presbyt√®re museum with a 17-year-old and a family member who lives in New Orleans. We spent a long time in the detailed, informative, and moving exhibition about Hurricane Katrina's effe...  more »
  • Our entire family, especially our kids, learned an incredible amount about Hurricane Katrina and it devastating impacts on New Orleans-as well as what caused it and how the residents responded. Upstai...  more »
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  • Very interesting place. Lots to see. Easily spent 4 hours here and could've been longer. Great exhibit on Katrina.
  • Katrina exhibit was incredible. Especially loved room were different displays had actual residents talking about their experience. Better than any tour offered!

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