Adult ticket: $25
Bob Dylan said it best . . . “The first thing you notice about New Orleans are the burying grounds – the cemeteries – and they are a cold proposition, one the the best things there are here.”
Join us on this unique New Orleans cemetery and voodoo tour and you discover one of the most interesting sites in New Orleans. New Orleans’ past and present cultures merge most intriguingly in her cemeteries, where you’ll learn about the remarkable history of New Orleans and relive the stories of her people. Walk with us as we guide you through New Orleans’ oldest cemetery, St, Louis #1, where we explore the our unique burial customs and the history of the city memorialized within the cemetery walls. You’ll witness the interesting architecture that represents our unusual burial methods and step back in time to in this informative walk through New Orleans history.
Discover the St. Louis #1 cemetery:
- The ironic and tragic history that shapes our culture
- Unique and extraordinary architecture of the cemeteries
- Unusual burial methods that still in use
- Interesting and famous people buried in St. Louis #1
St. Louis #1 is the resting place of one of our most famous and intriguing residents – Marie Laveau. Our cemetery tour also delves into the misunderstood practice of voodoo, exploring its
- West African origins and catholic influences
- Fascinating tales of New Orleans’ most interesting characters
- Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau and sites where mystical Voodoo rituals still take place
Don’t miss this unforgettable tour that combines two of New Orleans most interesting curiosities!
New Orleans Cemetery and Voodoo Tour Information
Adults (12+) – $24 + $1 ticket fee
Children (6-12) – $11 + $1 ticket fee
Length: This tour is about one hour and 45 minutes to two hours. Total walking distance is about a mile. Guides stop at sites along the way to share the history and importance of each.
10:30am and 1:15pm Monday through Saturday
Tours leave promptly at the start time. Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour leaves.
Meeting / Departure Location:
719 Toulouse Street, Little Vic’s Restaurant
Hourly parking is available along the river, next to Jax’s Brewery, two blocks from the start of the tour.