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Choose from the following:
Aquarium of the Americas Aububon Park & Zoo
Beauregard-Keyes House and Garden Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World
City Park Confederate Museum
Contemporary Art Center
Experience New Orleans Fanfare
Gallier House Garden District
Historical Pharmacy Museum Honey Island Swamp
Jean Lafitte Park - Barataria Unit John James Audubon Aquarium
Longue Vue House and Gardens Louisiana Nature and Science Center
Louisiana State Museum Mardi Gras
New Orleans Ballet Association
New Orleans Botanical Garden New Orleans Convention and Visitor's Center
New Orleans Museum of Art New Orleans Opera Association
New Orleans Recipes New Orleans Web
Old U.S. Mint Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel
Riverwalk Saenger Performing Arts Center
St. Patrick's Church Superdome
 
Van Benthuysen-Elms Mansion Wedell-Williams Memorial Aviation Museum of Lousiana


New Orleans Web

Learn more about New Orleans - Experience New Orleans
Insider's guide to New Orleans tours, attractions, hotels, restaurants, jazz, and Mardi Gras; free brochures on New Orleans.

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Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Madness

Mardi Gras New Orleans

Official site of major Mardi Gras krewes, suppliers, kingcakes, and posters; site includes rebroadcasts of annual live Mardi Gras and insider tips.

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Experience New Orleans

Links to food, music, tourism, entertainment, weather in the New Orleans area.

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Honey Island Swamp

Tour the famous swamp with Dr. Paul Wagner, wetlands ecologist, on a personalized narrated nature tour through the Nature Conservancy's First Louisiana Nature Preserve

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New Orleans Recipes

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John James Audubon Aquarium - Zoo Cruise

A riverboat cruise on the Mississippi between the Aquarium of the Americas and the Audubon Zoo, including admission for all attractions. Discount coupons online.

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Wedell-Williams Memorial Aviation Museum of Lousiana

Off Hwy 90 between Morgan City and Lafayette
Patterson, Louisiana
Phone: (504) 395-7067
Open Tuesday through Saturday 9 am to 5 pm. Closed on state holidays.
Fee for admission. Reservations recommended, groups accepted.
Wheelchair accessible

Located on the site of the company's former complex, the museum was opened in 1976 to memorialize the story of flight, with an emphasis on aviation in Louisiana.

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Louisiana State Museum

P.O. Box 2448
523 St. Ann Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70176
Call: 1-800-568-6968

The State Museum is made up of several facilities, in various areas. Ixhibits include early area history, Jazz, Mardi Gras, fine and folk art, military, antebellum life and more. Please call for a current schedule and exhibits.

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Aquarium of the Americas

1 Canal St.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: 504 581-4629

You may find this wonderful aquarium in the historic French Quarter on the waterfront in Woldenberg Riverfront Park. One of its many features is exhibits of natural underwater habitats of the nearby area.

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Jean Lafitte Park - Barataria Unit

Barataria Blvd. SW of New Orleans

Phone: 504 589-2330

A delta-wetland preserve of 100,000 acres with a diverse range of topography. Hiking trails and canoe rentals are available.

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Contemporary Arts Center

900 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 523-1216

Not only are performing and visual arts productions seen here, but exciting and innovative educational programs for all ages are also available at the center.

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New Orleans Ballet Association

1 Poydras Plaza
639 Loyola Ave, Suite 1070
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 522-0996

A 26 member dance company, the association presents ballet classics throughout the year. The company was founded in 1973.

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New Orleans Opera Association

333 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 524-1018

Each season the company presents four grand operas. The season is from October to March

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Beauregard-Keyes House and Garden

1113 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 523-7257

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Greek Revival-style cottage features French formal gardens and a courtyard. It was the home of Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard and novelist, Frances Parkinson Keyes.

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Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel

International Shrine of St. Jude
411 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 5250-1551

The chapel was built in 1826 to help the sick during the Yellow Fever Plague

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New Orleans Convention and Visitor's Bureau

Some special features of New Orleans include Mardi Gras, the New Orleans Saints, the Garden District, Lake Pontchartrain, The French Quarter, Canal Street, the Louisiana Superdome, the Audubon Zoo, The Aquarium of the Americas, Jazz festivals, New Orleans Museum of Art and much, much more!!

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Audubon Park

St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA

A recreation area of 340 acres has room for jogging, golf, picnicking, hiking and more

Audubon Zoo

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Garden District

A 12 block area between St. Charles, Jackson, Louisiana, and Magazine Streets is the second oldest section of New Orleans. Places of historical interest, shops and eating establishments abound in the area.

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The Superdome

City Park
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 587-3810

The home of the New Orleans Saints football team. Other conventions, trade shows, exhibitions and games are also held in this large arena.

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Fanfare

Southeastern Louisiana University

Phone: 504 549-2323

Held each year during the entire month of October, there is a "Fanfare" celebrating the performing arts. The celebration includes musicals, plays, symphony concerts, lectures, readings and much more.

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Confederate Museum

929 Camp St.
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 523-4522

This is the second largest confederate museum in the United States housing artifacts and antiques related to the era of the Civil War.

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Old U.S. Mint

400 Esplanade Ave.
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 568-6968

Along with the history of this Mint, there are also exhibits of the history of New Orleans Jazz and a costume collection over several historical periods.

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Gallier House

1118-1132 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 523-6722

Built in 1857, the house featured such innovation improvements as indoor plumbing and a ventilation system. The house was built and designed by James Gallier, Jr., a local architect, who was determined to build a home in which his family could enjoy many comforts basically unknown at that time.

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St. Patrick's Church

724 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 525-4413

The oldest parish church outside the French Quarter, St. Patrick's was built in 1833 and is now an Historic National Landmark.

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Louisiana Nature and Science Center

11000 Lake Forest Blvd
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 246-5672

This center is located in the Joe W. Brown Memorial Park. It is a perfect place to go to see the most unique views of the Louisiana environments. Many hands-on nature and science exhibits are available at the center along with numerous other features to enjoy.

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Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World

233 Newton St.
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 361-7821

Tours are available to see the place where the largest builder of Mardi Gras floats is housed. Visitors may view many different areas of the site, including the float building for the next Mardi Gras.

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Saenger Performing Arts Center

143 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 524-2490

This performing arts center is the venue for many of the performing groups of the area, including the Opera Association, Ballet Association and several theater groups.

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New Orleans Museum of Art

City Park
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 488-2631

Many diverse and interesting exhibits are housed in this museum, including a famous and popular Faberge exhibit. A recent expansion has doubled the size of the museum giving patrons a delightful opportunity to see many extensive collections. An exhibit of non-western art has taken over an entire floor of the museum.

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Van Benthuysen-Elms Mansion

3029 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA
| Phone: 504 895-5493

The mansion, located in the Garden District, features imported marble, gold sconces and especially a 48 foot Grand Ballroom. The home was built in 1869 and remains a sight to behold even today.

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City Park

Mid-City
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 582-4888

This park, with 1,500 wooded acres, has many attractions to suit all preferences. Features include, four golf courses, a lighted driving range, 39 tennis courts, 18 baseball diamonds, fishing, horseback riding and stables, boating and biking and more.

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Riverwalk

Canal Street, French Quarter
New Orleans, LA

A riverfront warehouse district has been transformed into a marketplace with over 200 shops, eating establishments and entertainment. The walk is one-half mile in length.

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Historical Pharmacy Museum

514 Chartres St.
New Orleans
Phone: 504 524-9077

Louis Joseph Dufillo, Jr., the first licensed pharmacist in the United States lived in this home which now houses the museum. Built in 1823, the museum has the largest collection of 19th century pharmaceuticals in the country.

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Longue Vue House and Gardens

7 Bamboo Road
New Orleans, LA
504 488-5488

A Classic southern estate, Longue Vue House is a beautiful showplace. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a local landmark. The estate features 8 acres of gardens, home and fountains.

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New Orleans Botanical Garden

City Park
New Orleans, LA
Phone: 504 483-9386

Seven acres of plants, fountains, pools and statues make these gardens a refuge from the world. Flowers and registered oak trees abound.

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