Basin St. Station

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  • Address: 501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-5042932600
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids

Basin St. Station is the cultural and visitor centre of New Orleans and houses an information centre, exhibit rooms, performance halls, a gift shopand a coffee shop.

The Basin St. Station is one of the 5 railways stations that served Downtown New Orleans in the early 20th century and is a lesson in architecture and design during the 1900’s.

Stop by at the place to buy souvenirs or take a look at museum exhibits and see the introductory movie on New Orleans.

Entrance Ticket Details For Basin St. Station

  • Admission is Free.

How to Reach Basin St. Station

  • By Bus: St Louis at Basin
  • By Tram: Canal at Basin (Out)
  • By renting a Car/ Bike.
  • By Taxi.

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  • Basin St. Station Address: 501 Basin St, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States
  • Basin St. Station Contact Number: +1-5042932600
  • Basin St. Station Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Basin St. Station(preferred time): 09:30 am - 03:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Basin St. Station: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 1.26% of people who visit New Orleans include Basin St. Station in their plan

  • 85.71% of people start their Basin St. Station visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Basin St. Station

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Basin St. Station

People normally club together Louisiana Children's Museum and Lafayette Square while planning their visit to Basin St. Station.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Basin St. Station Reviews & Ratings

  • So cool inside, wonderful architecture to look at. I enjoyed the little bit of railroad history exhibit they have. The tour buses that run out of there are fantastic! I was only able to to stop in New Orleans for one day and I feel that I was able to get so much of it packed in with this tour.

  • Some of the church youth went here and enjoyed the city tour and the museum. Wonderful day with the kids.

  • Good to explore. Since I started my career from US-European Railway industry, it was very interesting to look around. I also liked the souvenir shop, the lady was friendly and we had chat on travel...

  • A great use of a retired train station. The displays were very well done and informative. They gave you some idea of things to visit. It is ‘STOP #5’ for the ‘Hop on / Hop off’. Another good value for us. However, DO NOT expect to get in and out of the restrooms quickly. Although clean and well taken care of. They are original and small.

  • This visitors center is the best in new orleans. The ladies there are helpful with tourist and have maps for eveyone. My favorite is the huge map on the wall. Flip a switch and it displays the areas New Orleans flooded in Katrina.

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