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Beauregard-Keyes House

1113 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2504
+1 504-523-7257
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Occupants of this historic house, now a museum, included Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard and novelist Frances Parkinson Keyes.
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1113 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116-2504
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+1 504-523-7257
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the one hour tour and fascinating stories about this unique house and garden in the French Quarter. If you are interested in history, definitely stop here for one of the tours that start on the hour. Highly recommended for...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Wow! To be honest, we decided to visit it because we had one hour to kill and it turned out to be one of our favorite tours! Mostly because of our tour guide, Rose-Anna, who was funny, knowledgeable, and dramatic :) Many interesting facts about...More

Thank GenevieveExplore
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I had been to New Orleans twice before and didn't know this was here or I would have come sooner. It's not very expensive ($10) and is a very well preserved home with a lot of history. The gentleman who greeted us was so welcoming...More

Thank worknmom2
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went there today and found the tour very interesting and informative. We learnt a lot about the history of New Orleans and the house was Beautiful and well kept. 👍

Thank helentrend
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Tours on the hour. Our docent Robert was terrific. This is a fascinating place and he was the ideal person to bring it alive. although I'd heard of Frances Parkinson Keyes I had no idea of her connection with New Orleans. The house is packed...More

Thank KokoLB
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Our tour through the Beauregard-Keyes house was a highlight of our New Orleans trip because of our well informed docent. His narrative of the house history and occupants made for a compelling reading of the house, the period and it's famous occupants. It's fortunate for...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, historic building! Fell in love 😍 with the architecture of the building! It was designed by Francois Correjolles, built by James Lambert for Joseph LeCarpentier. Correjolles used a combination of Creole Cottage design with Greek Revival features like a Palladium facade. The furnishing are...More

Thank Evangelio A
Reviewed 16 June 2017

This beautiful house was home to Gen. P. T. Beauregard and beloved author Francis Parkinson Keyes. It is. lovingly restored example of French Quarter period architecture. And Ott was a great tour guide!

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is one of the few houses where you can actually walk through the rooms!! The tour guide was fantastic and very knowledgeable. My husband and I happen to be running late but since he had no other tours that hour, he still let us...More

Thank alinator06
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

For $10 a person a docent will guide you through this house which has a very interesting history. Items from the civil war period furnish the home.

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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10 August 2017|
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Response from Evangelio A | Reviewed this property |
Suitable for teenagers yes! Kids? They can become restless 😬 ,bored and won't let you nor other adults enjoy the tour. Would it be suitable for children to join in a meeting ? If they extremely well behaved and can keep... More
Lorenzo H
5 January 2015|
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Response from MMF819 | Reviewed this property |
I think it must. They only let you into the house at certain limited times, and then the door is locked and everyone inside goes on the tour. You can't just wander around by yourself.