New Orleans Museums


The one thing you can say about New Orleans is that you can find something to do! If you’re bored, that’s on you!

New Orleans has some incredible museums – many that even locals aren’t familiar with. Here is our current list of every museum in New Orleans that we could find!


New Orleans Museum of Art

The National WW2 Museum

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Backstreet Cultural Museum

The Historic New Orleans Collection

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

Mardi Gras World

Southern Food and Beverage Museum & Museum of the American Cocktail

Louisiana Children’s Museum

New Orleans Jazz Museum

The Cabildo

Audubon Insectarium 

Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience 

New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

The Sazerac House

The Presbytère

1850 House Museum

Old Ursuline Convent Museum

Confederate Memorial Hall Museum

Hermann-Grima House

Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden

Gallier House

Museum of Death

House of Dance & Feathers

Irish Cultural Museum

Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes and Cultural 

McKenna Museum of African American Art

Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum

Longue Vue House and Gardens

Free People of Color Museum – Le Musée de f.p.c.

Studio BE

New Orleans African American Museum

Algiers Folk Art Zone + Blues Museum 

Collins C Diboll Art Gallery 

Arnaud’s Germaine Wells Mardi Gras Museum

Contemporary Arts Center

House of Broel 

Madame John’s Legacy

Degas House

American Italian Cultural Center

BK Historic House and Gardens

New Canal Lighthouse

The Pitot House Museum

National Shrine of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos

Newcomb Art Museum of Tulane

The Great American Alligator Museum 

Bevolo Gas & Electric Light Museum 

Museum of Trade, Finance, and the Fed

Flooded House Museum 

Bywater Museum of Unnatural History 

Haunted Museum 

Katrina National Memorial Museum 

Ashé Cultural Arts Center 



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