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New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

724 Dumaine St, At Bourbon, New Orleans, LA 70116-3140
+1 504-523-7685
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Not great

Most of the information you learn in the museum can be learned from a good voodoo shop. I don't... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lura J
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Entertaining tour guide

If I'd have gone with a group of adults I probably wouldn't give this a five but the tour guide... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erica P
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There's just enough voodoo lore here to introduce you to the history and culture of this spiritual practice and to tempt you to bring home a love potion or voodoo doll as a souvenir. Guided swamp, plantation and cemetery tours are available.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good31%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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724 Dumaine St, At Bourbon, New Orleans, LA 70116-3140
French Quarter
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+1 504-523-7685
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Most of the information you learn in the museum can be learned from a good voodoo shop. I don't recommend paying the $5 entry fee. Also it was very hot and stuffy which just encouraged us to leave even sooner.

Thank Lura J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I'd have gone with a group of adults I probably wouldn't give this a five but the tour guide entertained my kids to no end! For about $20 she told several stories about the history of New Orleans voodoo and really had them interested.

Thank Erica P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could basically find better information on wikipedia or watch something on youtube, it was small and boring. I was expecting more than just a whole lot of junk and some printouts of information.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its only $5 so it really is worth the price. There were only a few people in the museum when we went. Its really small and its hard to pass anyone. You are allowed to take pictures and leave offerings to the person of your...More

Thank Mark-n-Chrystal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is, as others have mentioned, very small. Be prepared for a squeeze on a busy day. On the other hand, it is a truly authentic set of altars and memorabilia related to voodoo. Several other reviewers mentioned the disorganization of the altars and...More

Thank FionaYB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the Historic Voodoo Museum after taking a voodoo walking tour that had pointed it out on the way, and I have to say we were a bit disappointed in the museum. The museum is three small rooms in total. There is the...More

Thank branstettersarah
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small place but lots of history. Good for $5 entrance fee. Everyone so nice and even prayed for our family. Worth it!

Thank Ocmdlove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a quirky little "museum". It's very cheap, so it's worth the amount of time that you will spend in here if you are actually interested in voodoo/hoodoo. I definitely found it worth the time and money, but this place gets VERY crowded VERY...More

Thank Reggie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank god this was only 5 dollars; the 'museum' is tiny and a mess. It's possible the $25 graveyard tour is better... Spend the $5 on a cup of gumbo around the corner instead.

Thank Marius M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum was one of the most interesting museums when it's comes to Voodoo! Lots of interesting images sculptures! The only Con would be that space is very limited to all and get through, not to mentions the rooms are pretty small. Other than that,...More

Thank carlos r
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around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
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Diane B
29 December 2015|
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Response from AnthonyAlyssa |
Posted admission is 7$ for adults and slightly less for kids but they often change it based on a whim I've found. we paid 8$ for two adults the day we went.
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caofili
10 March 2015|
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Response from Phat_Unicorn | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, but I'd guess it's because at night in New Orleans, some neighborhoods can become a little 'rowdy' with a lot of intoxicated tourists, and if a lot of drunks go stampeding through the museum, they... More
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