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New Orleans' Museums and Parks

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 26 Reviews | Add your review

New Orleans’ vibrancy is perhaps best encapsulated in its numerous museums and parks. With a culture that celebrates individuality and expression, the city has much to take in.

More than 45 museums grace the city, where visitors explore worlds of fine art, local work, sculpture, history, architecture and, of course, music. From music, fine art and history to the National World War II Museum, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and Preservation Hall, whatever you’re after can be found here.

And with hundreds of live oak groves and the cypress-rich bayous close by, New Orleans has parks that are perfect for everything from a picnic to an adventurous outing. For a boardwalk trek into swampland, check out Jean Laffite Park on the Westbank. The New Orleans Museum of Art sets an example for other art museum, and its grounds are perfectly situated in the grand New Orleans City Park. The attached sculpture garden is a wonderful introduction to the ancient live oaks that once served as silent ushers of antebellum pistol duels.

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New Orleans Hop-On Hop-Off City Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 140 Reviews

Explore New Orleans at your own pace on this hop-on hop-off tour. Enjoy commentary aboard the double-decker bus and hop off at any of the eighteen stops around ...  Read more

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Duration: 1 day or 1 week (approx.)

From USD $28.99

New Orleans Power Pass™

4.5 star rating: Recommended 103 Reviews

For as low as $36 a day, see more and save more with New Orleans Power Pass! For one low price, visitors receive free entry to all the most exciting ...  Read more

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Duration: 1, 2, 3 or 5 days

From USD $80.49

New Orleans Combo Tour: City Tour, Hurricane Katrina and New Canal Lighthouse Museum

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

See the famous French Quarter, areas in the Ninth Ward devastated by Hurricane Katrina and the New Canal Lighthouse Museum on this half-day tour of New ...  Read more

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $53.00

The National WWII Museum Ticket New Orleans

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 14 Reviews

Step inside New Orleans' National WWII Museum with an entrance ticket, and then spend as long as you like exploring this must-visit attraction independently. ...  Read more

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Duration: Varies

From USD $32.00

Audubon Nature Institute Museums Admission

Get to know the beasts of the Southern wild on your visit to New Orleans with a choice of admission to the group of museums that make up the Audubon Nature ...  Read more

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Duration: Varies

From USD $10.50

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