Historic New Orleans Collection

Currently Open [Closes at 04:30 pm]
  • Address: 533 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-5045234662
  • Ticket Price: 5 USD
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Historical Site, Family And Kids

The Historic New Orleans Collectionconsists of historical buildings and all its stories to keep the history of New Orleans and the Gulf South alive. The institution was established in the 1960’s and includes many historic buildings in the French Quarter and has about a million items spanning over 3 centuries!

The Williams Gallery, the Louisiana History Galleries, the Boyd Cruise Gallery, and the new Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for Louisiana Art, showcases the best of the art-pulse of Louisiana and its trending genres. The researchcenter is open to anyone who is interested in the region’s history, art, music, culture, and decorative arts.

  • Admission is USD 5 per personwith the tour.

Collection Hours

  • Tuesday–Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. excluding holidays
  • The Royal Street Complex is also open on Sundays, 10:30 am to 4:30 pm
  • Closed on Mondays.
  • Mardi Gras days (Saturday, Monday, Sunday, and Tuesday), Good Friday, Memorial Day.

Tours: Tours of the history galleries and the Williams Residence are from

  • Tuesday to Saturday: at 10.00 a.m., 11.00 a.m., 2.00 p.m., and at 3.00 p.m
  • Sunday and at 11.00 am, 2.00 pm and 3.00 pm
  • Groups of eight or more require a reservation.

For other tour prices, visit the official website.

  • By Bus: Decatur at St Peter
  • By Tram: Toulouse Station
  • By renting a Car/ Bike.
  • By Taxi

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  • Historic New Orleans Collection Address: 533 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
  • Historic New Orleans Collection Contact Number: +1-5045234662
  • Historic New Orleans Collection Timing: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Historic New Orleans Collection Price: 5 USD
  • Best time to visit Historic New Orleans Collection(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:30 pm
  • Time required to visit Historic New Orleans Collection: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 49.18% of people who visit New Orleans include Historic New Orleans Collection in their plan

  • 42.67% of people start their Historic New Orleans Collection visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Historic New Orleans Collection

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

69.82% of people prefer walking in order to reach Historic New Orleans Collection

People normally club together New Orleans Pharmacy Museum and Saenger Theatre while planning their visit to Historic New Orleans Collection.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Been visiting New Orleans for many years and finally visited this museum....glad we did. It was a fun place with a ton of history. We also purchased a tour of one of the houses they offer and was very glad we did. Wonderful few hours.

  • What an amazing place and completely free, there are great volunteers happy to help and answer your questions. Thoroughly recommend this place on your travels if you can make time. Great historical pieces and there apparently is more to come. I will definitely be back to see this place

  • Great museum, really really helpful passionate staff who were so keen to tell you even more, and free entry! I learnt so much about the rich history of New Orleans. An idea to improve - I feel it could probably do section about Hurricane Katrina, given the enormous impact that had on the city. But they're pretty limited in space!

  • Every now and again they offer unique first showings. They also offer a beautiful courtyard. Original art showing the history of New Orleans over 300 years.

  • Great museum for learning area history. Well worth the time spent. Very nice exhibits.

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