New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

New Orleans, LA

Where are we going?

New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum
724 Dumaine Street New Orleans
LA 70116

504 680-0128

What is there to do?

Family Days Out were lucky enough to visit the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum, and it really is a "must do" for anyone that visits the fabulous Big Easy.

This permanent staple of the city is a small but fascinating museum that is a great place to learn about the rich culture that shapes New Orleans, featuring two main rooms just jam packed with artifacts related to the history, from voodoo relics, paintings, sculptures, and more.

(Some of the displays contain alligator heads and real human skulls, so the youngest in the family might not like those bits!)

As soon as you enter the museum, you'll see a plethora or artifacts, along with information cards, that explain in more detail what surrounds you, and they are worth stopping to read. The history is fascinating.

Some of the highlights within the museum are personal artifacts relating to the Queen of Voodoo herself, Marie Laveau, including her kneeling bench. There are also explanations on the history of voodoo, including it's relationship to West Africa, and common misconceptions, which are really surprising.

Despite it's size, there is a LOT to take in, so just take your time, and make your way around the two main exhibit spaces slowly.

The Voodoo Museum also offer walking tours to the nearby St Louis Cemetery No 1, featuring the tomb of Marie Laveau herself, which is a great option to compliment your museum experience.

An experience that comes highly recommended from us here at Family Days Out, the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum is a true iconic experience of the city, and one not to be missed!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $7

Children: $4.50 high school students, & $3.50 Under 12s

Discount: $5.50 for seniors, military and college students

LAST UPDATED 2018

Need a little extra help?

The museum is quite narrow and wouldn't fit a wheelchair, but if you have any questions, just give them a call!

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When can we go?

10am - 6pm, daily

Open 7 days a week, year round, including most holidays

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Any top tips?

They can also book you tours to St Louis Cemetery No 1 as part of an admission package. It comes highly recommended!

I’m Hungry!

There are PLENTY of places in the area to grab something to eat.

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