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Longue Vue House and Gardens

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Longue Vue House and Gardens is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of stunning gardens that include an interactive Discovery Garden for children of all ages. From art to architecture, gardens to gift...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
7 Bamboo Rd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1007
+1 504-488-5488
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed November 25, 2016

allow about 2 hours to tour the beautiful gardens and house on the longue vue estate. the house is well kept and decorated in seasonal decor. the gardens are manicured and planted year round to show off some color. you tour this estate on your...More

5  Thank worldexplorer53
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed March 27, 2013

I remembered loving this place when I last visited in the 90s. This time around, I found the gardens unimpressive and somewhat unkempt. The tour guide in the house seemed tired and gave only brief information about each room. We asked questions and found out...More

4  Thank Phxgrl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Gardens are beautiful and well maintained. The Children's garden was adorable and my kids absolutely loved it. The staff was slightly rude and almost put out that we came to visit (they were preparing for what looked like a reception), but we still really...More

Thank Thompsonian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The home and gardens are beautiful. Each is maintained to show the very best of what the Stern family/owners would have wanted. Staff is wonderful. Make the time to visit!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In spite of having visited New Orleans steadily for over 30 years, I had never heard of this place: perhaps I had been touring a few too many plantation on the outskirts of NOLA! Regardless of this oversight, my companion and I thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Thank Michael I
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Our group was so big that it was too crowded to see half the rooms and try to catch up with the tour guide after you finally got a turn to see everything. The gardens are very informative which is cool but meant for kids....More

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Longue V, Director of Marketing at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Sierra, thank you for your review. We are sorry you weren't able to see and learn about the house in a smaller group. If you would like to return on a different day, our day-to-day tours are usually anywhere between 1 to 10 people. Let...More

Reviewed September 10, 2018

My wife and I read about this house in AAA Guide and our visit exceeded our expectations. It is a remarkable home with an extraordinary garden. The house tour was extremely informative about a very special couple who did many things to benefit the people...More

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Longue V, Director of Marketing at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded September 12, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and got to experience Longue Vue. It is a very special place indeed. We hope to see you here again soon!

Reviewed September 10, 2018

This is an extremely beautiful home with gardens that rival the best NOLA has to offer. Sue was an outstanding guide, very knowledgable and personable. All around awesome NOLA experience!

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Reviewed September 1, 2018

I actually got married here years ago (Not sure if you can still do that) The grounds and home are incredibly well landscaped. This a great place to go without having to endure a longer ride to one of the other plantations in the area....More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This place is defiantly as must see in the city of New Orleans. It would be one of the first places I would go if you are heading toward the French Quarter or Uptown. The Mansion sits on the West side of New Orleans and...More

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Longue V, Public Relations Manager at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Thank you for your amazing review. We are so glad you visited and had a wonderful Longue Vue experience! Come again soon!

Reviewed July 17, 2018

This is a must see if you appreciate gardens, manors and families who have had a positive and significant impact on their community. There is so much to say about the family who built and owned this home. The best advice I have is to...More

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Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Thank you for your kind words! We are excited you got the chance to visit and experience Longue Vue. Come again soon!

Reviewed July 16, 2018

When you've finally had it with the fracas of the French Quarter, THIS is the place you want to visit for an unforgettable step back in time and a cool, quiet respite. The house is completely fascinating, full of the kinds of details and period...More

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Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded July 17, 2018

Wow! What a fantastic review. We are truly honored and excited that you fell in love with Longue Vue. Thank you for your visit, kind review, and support. We treasure Sue and all she has to off our guests and staff alike. Thanks again, and...More

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Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake
Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for
family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans
Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel
Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush
Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and
the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix
of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond
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September 21, 2018|
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Response from Elusive_Blue | Reviewed this property |
Also, Longview Gardens, while on the Metairie Bus, is on the Left side of Metairie Road as you approach the Canal, and you can see the Road that is the Entry into the Long View Mansion. Be certain the bus driver knows where... More
April 20, 2018|
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Response from JERSEYGROWN | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely not! Take a cab or Uber.
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October 22, 2017|
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Response from Andrea D | Reviewed this property |
No. But lots of nice restaurants nearby in old Metairie.