Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions New Orleans is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to New Orleans a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in New Orleans.
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Best of Art and Cultural Places to Visit
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#1 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 18532 times in trip plans
533 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
09:30 am - 04:30 pm
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 Louisia...
#2 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 1542 times in trip plans
South Maestri St., New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
Lafayette Square is the second oldest square in New Orleans and was designed in the late 18th century by Charles Laveau Trudeau. The place is used for corporate events, is a preferred spot for parade-watching during the Mardi Gras and hosts the annually held ‘Wednesday Jazz festival’ which is quiet popular.
The square park is spread acr...
#3 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 18712 times in trip plans
617 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Jamie Hayes Gallery is a whimsical heaven with colourful paintings that exude the vibrant art-side of New Orleans. The artists is known for his use of New Orleans themed paintings.
Other than oil paintings, you can also find clothes, musical instruments, jewellery, coasters, framed prints and other fabulous items. If you are looking for aplace ...
#4 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 17992 times in trip plans
5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124, United States
08:30 am - 05:00 pm
The Metairie Cemetery is known for its elaborate tombstones and structures which are found all around the 150 acre cemetery.
Formerly a race track, today the place- even though a resting place for the dead, is visited for the Brunswig mausoleum, the Moriarty monument, Estelle Theleman Hyams monument and many other highlights.
The Moriarty monument ...
#5 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 20069 times in trip plans
130 Baronne St, New Orleans, LA 70112, United States
07:00 am - 08:00 pm
The Immaculate Conception Church completed in the 1930’s resembles the original church built on the same ground in the 1850’s. The church and is loved for its Venetian Gothic Revival and Moorish Revival influenced design.
The stunning golden alter made in France gets your attention straight away as you enter the church and the beautiful...
#6 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 5712 times in trip plans
1210 Governor Nicholls St, New Orleans, LA 70116, United States
10:00 am - 11:30 am
The St. Augustine Church is one of the oldest African-American Church in America, dating back to 1841. The church marks a transformation in the lives of African- American culture in 1841 when the Bishop Antoine Blanc gave the people of colour the freedom to built their own church.
Today the church is a living proof of the struggles and achievement ...
#7 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 2806 times in trip plans
900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Ernest N. Morial Convention Centre is modern architecture at its best and has many smaller halls where a variety of events and festivals take place all year round. The entire 25,000 square feet area has extensive lighting system with LED system that will provide color as per the event’s requirement. The place is enormous and you should wa...
#8 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 1017 times in trip plans
617 Bienville St, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
A personal gallery of the artist James Michalopoulos, the Michalopoulos Gallery collection will surprise you with its iconic figurative art. The signature architectural paintings and the use of vivid colours to make the paintings seem life-like even though abstract, make a visit here rather pleasant.
The artist himself is one of the renowned names ...
#9 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 528 times in trip plans
724 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
10:00 am - 01:00 pm
Built in 1837, the Old St. Patrick's Church is the second oldest parish in New Orleans and is loved for its Gothic architecture with ornately designed interiors and classics stained-glass art. The church has a bell tower standing at a height of 56 metres and on every Sunday, one mass is sung in Latin to preserve the traditional way of reverence.
#10 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 709 times in trip plans
7 Victory Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124, United States
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Storyland gets all your iconic children’s stories to life and as you explore Captain Hook’s ship, take a seat in Cinderella’s pumpkin carriage, meet the three pigs and enter the mouth of a whale, you revisit a part of your childhood for sure.
The place is perfect to spend a few hours in the evenings- especially if you are visiting...
#11 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 10107 times in trip plans
1132 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
10:00 am - 03:00 pm
The Gallier House is a restored house designed and built by prominent architect James Gallier Jr. in the year 1860. Gallier’s modernistic innovations in engineering and architecture are seen throughout the property. A must see for architecture buffs.
#12 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 940 times in trip plans
630 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, United States
09:00 am - 05:15 pm
Selling authentic antique furniture, silver, clocks, porcelain artefacts, glass, canes, music boxes, fine art paintings and sculptures and real, precious jewellery by some of the most renowned designers from all over the world, a visit to M.S. Rau Antiques,completes the New Orleans experience.
If you are an avid antique-collector or simply want to ...
#13 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 282 times in trip plans
446 Vallette St, New Orleans, LA 70114, United States
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
The Rosetree Blown Glass Studio is popular for blown-glass art in the Venetian style of furnace work, using techniques as old as 2000 years!
Located in the French quarter, the studios make an exception for visitors and you can see the master at work here and even try glass-blowing to add to the experience. The beautiful glass pieces are up for sale...
#14 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 378 times in trip plans
1235 Deslonde St, New Orleans, LA 70117, United States
12:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Founded in 2011 after the slow reconstruction of the 9th war following Hurricane Katrina, the Lower 9th ward living museum is a way of keeping the historic stories of the neighbourhood alive through its residents.
The museum holds exhibits as well as cultural events that educate as well as offer entertainment to the visitors. See apart of the histo...
#15 of 44 Art and Culture in New Orleans | Added 491 times in trip plans
1317 Tupelo Street, New Orleans, LA 70117, United States
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The House of Dance and Feathers is a fabulous way to get in touch with the living culture of New Orleans and that is exactly what the founder- Ronald W. Lewis wanted to contribute to.
Located in the lower 9 the ward, the museum consists of Mardi Gras Indian masks, suits, figures, books and images among other rare finds and if you like to visit uniq...