Degas House

  • Address: 2306 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119, United States
  • Phone: +1-5048215009
  • Ticket Price: 31 USD
  • Time Required: 02:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Tour, Family And Kids

Degas House - Review

The Edgar Degas House Impressionist Tour gives you a tour of the historic house, the in-house museum and the studio of Edgar Degas. The famous French impressionist Edgar Degas has his roots in New Orleans since his Grandmother and Mother where from the Creole city.

Today the place gives you a rare peek into the life of the man himself and the documentary ‘Degas in New Orleans, a Creole Sojourn’ is the highlight of the tour.

The house also offers a morning breakfast tour.

Degas House Ticket Prices

Edgar Degas House Creole Impressionist Tour:

  • Adult - USD 30.74 each
  • Seniors & Military With ID - USD 27.56 each
  • Students (up to Ages 17) - USD 23.32 each
  • Tour Guides/Bus Driver Comps - USD 0.00 each
  • FAM/Donation-Invited Media/Guests - USD 0.00 each

Breakfast and Tour at Degas House:

  • Creole Breakfast and the Tour is USD 50 per person (regular price: Breakfast USD 25/person; Tour USD 29/person)

For accommodation charges, visit the official website.

Degas House Hours

  • Edgar Degas House Creole Impressionist Tour: At 10:30 am and at 1:45 pm. Will need reservation that can be done online.
  • Breakfast and Tour at Degas House: Breakfast is served between 9:00 am and 10:00 am. Reservations are required.
  • Recommended time of arrival: at 10:30 am; at 1:45pm.

How To reach Degas House by Public Transport

  • By Bus: Decatur at Dumaine
  • By Tram:Dumaine Station
  • By renting a Car/ Bike.
  • By Taxi.

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TripHobo Highlights for Degas House

  • Degas House Address: 2306 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119, United States
  • Degas House Contact Number: +1-5048215009
  • Degas House Price: 31 USD
  • Time required to visit Degas House: 02:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Degas House

  • 0.92% of people who visit New Orleans include Degas House in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Degas House visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Degas House

Tuesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Degas House

People normally club together Anatolian Silver and Crescent Park while planning their visit to Degas House.

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

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Degas House, New Orleans Reviews

  • This was a great experience, we had breakfast, very delicious and many choices. The lady that cooked and served was very nice and accommodating. Then we had time to learn about and tour the property. Our guide Randy is very knowledgeable, funny and pleasant.

  • Micey was our tour guide and was wonderful. My wife and I along with my son and his girlfriend toured the house/museum. The staff we spoke with were friendly and seemed genuinely excited about keeping the history of Degas alive. I must admit, I didn't know much about him and his connection to New Orleans but Micey was awesome. She took the time to tell a story that made history come to life. The museum is also a bed and breakfast. I've stayed in the Garden District for years but it was so nice to be just north of the Quarter and have a peaceful neighborhood. We just sat and enjoyed the tree lined street. Just may change my accommodations next year.

  • Went of Edgar Degas House Gourmet Creole Breakfast and Tour Hosted by the Great-Grand Nieces of Edgar Degas or a Global Winning Docent named Randy.....The Made to Order Creole Breakfast of Bananas Foster Pandu or French Toast with a Bloody Mary was delicious. My Friend had the Creole Omelette with vegetable and homemade creole sauce with a Mimosas. But the best part is that our guide was Micey Moyer, one of the great-grand nieces of Degas and one of the last Degas Painters, unless her Grandson, take a heavier interest in painting. Who knew Edgar Degas had an American Connection! He painted 18 world famous paintings will visiting his family in New Orleans during 1872 and 1873. Worth the trip.

  • Did a guided tour today. The house and the art are both really cool. The tour was a little bizarre. It could use some editing. We watched a video at the beginning that was 30 minutes long and unnecessary. Overall we enjoyed it though.

  • I was there for a wedding. They have a nice area in the back for a small and intimate ceremony. I don't know anything about the rooms or staying the night since I was there for the ceremony. Though the staff was very friendly and helpful.

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