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New Orleans History of Voodoo and Cemetery Tour

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New Orleans History of Voodoo and Cemetery Tour

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icon1 hour 15 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English

Overview

Discover traditions of voodoo in New Orleans with this cemetery walking tour. Explore the French Quarter and visit a Voodoo museum to learn about its history. Go inside the gates of St. Louis Cemetery No.1, home to the tomb of voodoo queen Marie Laveau. See the above ground tombs and learn about how these “Cities of the Dead” came to be in New Orleans.
  • Join a voodoo historian on a walking tour in New Orleans
  • Go for a stroll in the French Quarter and visit St. Louis Cemetery No.1
  • Learn about voodoo culture during a stop at the voodoo museum
  • See above ground tombs and learn about their history
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Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Entrance to Cemetery
Louis Armstrong Park , 701 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

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This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
  • OPERATED BY New Orleans Ghost Adventures
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Engagement
Bonnie_W
, Nov 2021
I love the story of Marie laveau and was so excited to get married in front the the cemetery where she was laid to rest. We had a wonderful guide Matt and nice people touring with us. Definitely do it again
star-3
Our 2022 June tour
justin_B
, Jun 2021
Our tour guide Candy was very kind and professional. My gripe is that for the amount of money paid for us to go on the tour all we did was walk to the cemeteries and hear some vague knowledge about them. The tour was over in under an hour and was nothing special. If you are wanting good history or spooky stories you better look elsewhere.
star-5
Tour with Geoff was 11/10
Liz_R
, Jun 2021
Geoff was a great tour guide! He’s very knowledgeable about the history of the city, and a great conversation! I would definitely take this tour again, and I would definitely call Geoff back up for other tours on my next trip in town. 11/10
star-4
Wonderful histoty
Nancy_H
, May 2021
Our guide was excellent very caring about her group. I fell back and she came to ask if we were going to see the last place. So thoughtful. I think her name was Diane( I’m bad with names). She also was so knowledgeable. My only regret is that the cemetery was closed. I think the fee should have reflected that and the time indicated should be updated.
star-1
Not worth it
Marylouise_M
, Apr 2021
Instructions were very confusing, two different departure addresses where provided, had to run between 2 addresses to find your guide (other people on the tour also received the same confusing info). Tour was boring, and not worth the money. We could have easily visited the cemeteries and looked up the info. We only stayed for half the tour. Avoid this tour, never again
star-5
Fabulous Experience
Lori_C
, Apr 2021
Tyler was a fabulous tour guide! Learned more about New Orleans history from him than any classroom setting. Great insight into legend vs truth. Would recommend you don’t miss this!
star-5
Great tour!
Steven_K
, Mar 2021
Dj was very knowledgeable. He gave a wonderful tour! We learned a lot and had a lot of fun! Thanks Dj for the knowledge and entertainment!
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star-3
Not as advertised
Rebecca_B
, Mar 2021
The trip was advertised as a visit to St Louis Cemetery No 1 and the voodoo history museum, but it was neither. Instead, it was a visit to the Mason's Cemetery, St Patrick's Cemetery, and the Katrina Memorial. The tour guide was good, but the trip was not all what it was advertised to be.
star-5
Stellar
Danielle_S
, Jan 2021
DJ was a wonderful guide, full of knowledge about the history of NOLA including Voodoo, cemetary history, and the history of Treme. A huge bonus was getting recommendations on places to eat and things to go from a local. Very good guide.
star-4
Great history tour
CHRISTY_S
, Dec 2020
DJ was a very knowledgeable and friendly tour guide. We learned a lot from him. We didn’t know the cemetery wasn’t open to tour and was in the fine print which not many people read. I would have given it 5 stars if not for this. A lot of the cemeteries have a view fence so luckily we got to see inside from the outside.

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