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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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7 Bamboo Rd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1007
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Terra5
Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank NewYorkTom77
Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

We toured quite a few popular attractions in French Quarter. But it was really nice just to uber out to this oasis and gem outside of town. The tour guide was fabulous and very knowledgeable. Highly recommended.

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Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2018

Thank you so much for your great review! We are so glad you enjoyed visiting, and made the effort to get off the beaten path. Come back and visit us again soon.

Reviewed June 18, 2018

She was Edith Stern, wife of Edgar B. Stern, Sr. He was her second husband, married on a train on which a jazz party followed the ceremony, or that's how I heard it. The train delivered them to New Orleans where they built and took...More

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Reviewed June 18, 2018

Beautiful gardens and grounds! The oak trees that have been trained with wires are so tall! Definitely take the tour of the house. It's very interesting.

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Reviewed June 16, 2018

A lovely home and lovely gardens. The garden is a self-guided tour, but you get a guide for the house. I took the Canal Street streetcar to get here-- it is a bit over a 1/2 mile walk from the end of the line, but...More

Thank SueBirk
Longue V, Director of Marketing at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded June 18, 2018

So glad you made the time to visit. We appreciate your kind words and hope you come back again soon!

Reviewed May 28, 2018

O.K., I have to admit that I live in the Bay Area and am a member of Filoli, an historic house and garden in Woodside, California, so my expectations of Longue Vue House and Gardens were high. The house at Longue Vue was not as...More

1  Thank nevertooold53
Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting Longue Vue. We appreciate your comments and will do our best to adjust so that future visitors can benefit from your suggestions. Filoli is a stunning place so we are glad you found Longue Vue and were able to...More

Reviewed May 19, 2018

Our neighbors have a membership and typically go a couple times each month. Their girls love the gardening and craft classes for children. We took our infant last December to see Santa and enjoyed seeing the beautiful house and grounds, a perfect background for Santa...More

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

We couldn't agree more! Thank you so much for visiting and we hope you come again soon. We have two great photo events, one is called Picture Perfect Vue and the other is called Holiday Cheer. Picture Perfect Vue is a flat fee and families,...More

Reviewed May 19, 2018

This property has a long history behind it. I first visited this property back in the late 50's and remarked then as now at how amazing the architecture and ambivalence have survived the ages. While there, I remember reminiscing the age old sayings about this...More

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

Thank you so much for your kind words and for visiting! We hope you come again for another visit soon.

Reviewed May 3, 2018

We really enjoyed out tour of Longue Vue house and gardens. Guide Wilma (I think!) clearly loved the house and people who lived there and brought a past era to life...and what a glorious life. The grounds are beautiful and we wandered around on our...More

1  Thank Jane W
Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Thank you for your kind review and for visiting Longue Vue! We are so happy you enjoyed your experience. Come visit us again soon!

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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.
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Lisa G
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Response from chaz j | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how much time you'd like wonder. The gardens are vast and beautiful. I'd say easily a couple hours.
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