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Musee Conti Wax Museum

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Address: 917 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3409
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Another "Ain't Der No Moh"

Sad to hear this local haunt is closing. Lots of fun inside & loaded with history of New Orleans. Beautiful room upstairs available for parties & soirees.

Reviewed 21 December 2015
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I hosted my 1st ghost hunt. Now they are ripping that building in half. But i have heard that the machines keep going out, maybe the ghost are fighting back

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Thank Michael B
Biloxi, Mississippi
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251 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

This is wax museum was so unique as it held the history of the Louisiana beginnings and displayed frame by frame how everyone of the cultures blended together to become one of the most diverse cities in the U.S. Each life size wax display was meticulously crafted and brought history to life. The best scene was the battle of New... More 

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MuseeConti, Owner at Musee Conti Wax Museum, responded to this review

The location has closed, but the figures and display pieces have been saved. Museum will re-open at a new location in 2018. More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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112 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We visited this museum for two reasons; one, it was recommended by our Save Our Cemeteries tour guide as a good historic view of New Orleans and two, we’ve never been to a wax museum. We were able to join, by periphery, a tour with a class of third graders, which made the history even more interesting and understandable. We... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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51 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

It's too bad this place is closing the end of January 2016. I attended a wedding upstairs and it is a great venue place. When you have a venue there, you get full access to walk around and see the wax figure displays. This is nothing like Madame Tussaud wax figures. First off this place walks you the the good,... More 

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Thank Caroline C
New Orleans
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Upon hearing that this museum would be closing by he end of the month, I felt the need to go. And I am glad that I did. There is so much history to be seen. My kids (age 10) enjoyed it as well! I am so sad see it go!

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Thank SophieNSpence
New York City, New York
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2016

This is one of the best wax museums I have visited! So glad I got to experience it before it closes at the end of January. I really hope the amazing pieces can find a new home by some miracle. The building is being turned into a condo. The elaborate scenes depict moments in local history, and the written narration... More 

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Thank vintagedeathray
New Orleans, Louisiana
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72 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Sad to hear this local haunt is closing. Lots of fun inside & loaded with history of New Orleans. Beautiful room upstairs available for parties & soirees.

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Thank ValinNola
Destin, Florida
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

This brought back a lot of memories. We both took field trips to this museum a couple of times. It gives you a great visual of Louisiana history. It's going to close in January so don't miss out!!

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Thank faderdog
Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
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96 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

A fun little French Quarter experience. A bit of kitsch but my son (9 year old) loved it, and so did I. (I say kitch, but aren't all wax museums!) A total of $22 for my son, my husband and I to enter. We had a solid hour of entertainment. Must go soon...before this 50-year old museum is forever lost!

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Thank Susan G
New York City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Convinced my husband to go in as we were walking around near Bourbon Street. Glad we did, Yes, the figures are very old but I still learned a lot of history about the Louisiana Purchase as well as the founding of New Orleans. Many of the streets in the French Quarter (Iberville, Bienville) are named after New Orleans founding fathers.... More 

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