this is a wonderful collection of museums. very informative and well kept . I would go back again if given the chance.
About Historic New Orleans Collection
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I visited the Collection as a part of a teacher professional development at the WWII Museum. I wasn't sure what to expect going in, as it doesn't look like much from the outside. However, I am really glad we stopped here! First, this is actually...More
Our pedicab driver was a history buff and recommended this great little museum. It has nice exhibits, and is a wonderful opportunity to walk through a former French Quarter home. There's no charge, and it was very enjoyable.
The main museum is located inside the Williams residence at 533 Royal . It is possible to take a tour of the residence ( home of the museum's founders). Check website for times. Cost is 5$. The exhibits and permanent collection are free and open...More
This building houses a large research library of New Orleans historical information. There is a great exhibit through Dec 2, 2017 on the old Storyville section of the city that housed the prostitutes and brothels. Lots of photographs, a few artifacts, blue books-nicely curated. Admission...More
This is bigger than it appears from the street and the galleries are arranged so that you can self guide.Docents are on hand. When we visited there was a terrific exhibition of jazz posters featuring major artistes. My husband was in seventh heaven. Entry is...More
HNOC provides insights into New Orleans past. Two current exhibits showcase the history of Storyville - the famous "red light" district in old New Orleans - and another profiles some of the jazz greats who have left their mark on music. Staff at both locations...More
I saw the exhibit on Storyville, how it came to be, pictures of the "houses" and copies of the guide books that were distributed, the Blue Books to the Tenderloin District. I spent a pleasant 30 or so minutes there with my wife and daughter...More
Lovely little museum with interesting artifacts. And it is free! There are a good amount of staff members/volunteers around that are more than willing to tell you more about anything you read or have any questions about.