Historic New Orleans Collection (HNOC) Tours and Activities
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How to unwrap the culture and history of Louisiana, the Gulf, and the Mississippi river delta flood-plane? This rich cultural system of Creoles, Cajuns, French Arcadians, Spanish, French, Haitian and Afro-Caribbeans make a rich stew of culture – a culture closely tied to its environment, and its preservation is vital to the enduring legacy of the region. Enter the Historic New Orleans Collection (HNOC). It is the Historic New Orleans Collection’s job to maintain it all, to record and preserve for mankind the incredibly diverse traditions of New Orleans and the Gulf South region. Through a collection of historic French Quarter buildings, the Collection operates museum galleries and walkthroughs which showcase some 35,000 artifacts, manuscripts, photographs, and prints shedding light upon Louisiana’s multifaceted and extensive past.
The Historic New Orleans Collection is located at 533 Royal Street, New Orleans, and is open Tuesday – Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Self-guided tours are free, while a docent-guided tour is $5 per person.
Address: 533 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Hours: Tue-Sat 9:30am - 4:30pm, Sun 10:30am - 4:30pm. Closed Mondays and most holidays.
Admission: Guided Tours $5, Self-Guided Free
2 Tours and Activities to Experience Historic New Orleans Collection (HNOC)
Your tour guide grew up on the back deck of her father's shrimp boat in Cajun Louisiana, has taught history for 28 years, and is a resident of the French Quarter. She brings a wealth of historical background and a passion for her city to this information-packed tour.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
If you don't fancy joining a guided tour, downloading an app and following it through New Orleans is a great match for you. As you explore, the GPS locator will trigger insightful commentary through the app, which teaches you about the history, architecture, and culture of New Orleans. You can stop and start whenever you like and explore further on your own. Learn everything there is to know about the history of the French Quarter; topics include Mardi Gras, Tennessee Williams, Truman Capote, Money Wrench Corner, Jackson Square, and others.
Frequently Asked Questions
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What are Historic New Orleans Collection (HNOC) hours of operation?
Historic New Orleans Collection (HNOC) hours of operation: Tue-Sat 9:30am - 4:30pm, Sun 10:30am - 4:30pm. Closed Mondays and most holidays.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
What's the best way to experience Historic New Orleans Collection (HNOC)?
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