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Museum of the American Cocktail

514 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2110
+1 516-355-6319
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Love visiting a museum with a great cocktail in hand

The adjoining Toups restaurant and bar are excellent and make it possible to visit the cocktail... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bedford, New York
via mobile

I am having a really hard time writing this review. I really wanted to love this museum. But the... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Detroit, Michigan
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4 weeks ago
“Love visiting a museum with a great cocktail in hand”
11 Nov 2017
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514 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2110
French Quarter
+1 516-355-6319
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The adjoining Toups restaurant and bar are excellent and make it possible to visit the cocktail museum and the Southern food museum in the same space with a drink in hand. Staff was very nice and there are some great items for purchase in the...More

Thank flebinski
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I am having a really hard time writing this review. I really wanted to love this museum. But the logistics of it just made things kinda overwhelming to me. Kinda like shopping at Macy's. Some people love it. It is just a little too much...More

Thank Swimallfly
Reviewed 27 August 2017

A very nice addition, and we definitely did not leave enough time. Nicely put together exhibitions, and we look forward to returning.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 5 June 2017

If you enjoy a libation, this museum is a fun place to find out more about what has been popular over time. One whole corner is devoted to absinthe, the anise-flavored spirit with a storied history. Obviously, there will be little of interest to kids...More

Thank gourmetvinotraveler
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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Phenomenal experience! Come on a Saturday for a free food and wine demonstration with amazing historical facts and tasting guidance. Friendly people who gave us great advice on local haunts and restaurants. Worth repeating!

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Very small and staff is not so friendly or engaged. Definitely not for children. This is more of a small display inside a showroom than a museum. The display is part of a larger food exhibit area but the entire space can be viewed in...More

1  Thank mabslew07
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

Small musuem with a few interesting exhibits. Went on a Monday and discovered the bar is closed which was dissapointing. The location wasn't great but easy to get to with uber or taxi. The musuem also has southern food exhibits as well. If you are...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 31 October 2012

This is really two museums in one. Food History and Lore of the South and the Museum of the American Cocktail. It is located in the River Walk, which is closing for renovations. Not sure if this museum will remain at this location or be...More

Thank DCody
Reviewed 20 January 2012

We just happend to find this when we were walking through from the convention center to the aquarium. It has so much to read and see about Southern Food and Drink. It is a great way to spend a rainy morning or afternoon.

1  Thank RoamingGnomette
Reviewed 4 August 2011

THis was the worst thing we did on our vacation. It was dumb, and even though the admission cost was very low, it still wasn't worth it. I could have made this "museum" in my house. There was an entire room totally closed off. I...More

2  Thank mrsamruso
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story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
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around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
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