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Preservation Hall

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Address: 726 Saint Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3182
Phone Number:
+1 504-522-2841
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Today
12:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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New Orleans' Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to honor one of...

New Orleans' Preservation Hall was established in 1961 to honor one of America's truest art forms - Traditional New Orleans Jazz. Operating as a music venue, a touring band, and a non-profit organization, Preservation Hall continues its mission today as a cornerstone of New Orleans music and culture.

Situated in the heart of the French Quarter on St. Peter Street, the Preservation Hall venue presents intimate, acoustic New Orleans Jazz concerts over 350 nights a year featuring ensembles from a current collective of 100+ local master practitioners. On any given night, audiences bear joyful witness to the evolution of this venerable and living tradition.

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Not a jazz fan - but this is great!

We went as part of a group of friends, some more jazz enthusiasts, others not. Hearing it live was a different experience and hearing players of such high caliber, makes all the... read more

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Detroit, Michigan
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Daphne, Alabama, Usa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

People go to hear the jazz concerts, but the street fair throughout the Quarter is just as good. And it's free.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a disappointment. Have been here easily over 20 times and it just keeps going downhill. The front row tickets were $45 and after the FIRST song they played they pushed for requests for $5 each, most of the crowd didn't know familiar songs so it took numerous minutes to even find a song they could play this was then... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went as part of a group of friends, some more jazz enthusiasts, others not. Hearing it live was a different experience and hearing players of such high caliber, makes all the difference.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a shock to see the size of this place but that is the whole idea. It is all about the feel of it. Then you get that added bonus of listening to a bit of that music. This is why you come to New Orleans, this music that became iconic and goes to your bones.

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One of my top 10 life experiences!!!! An experience that any music lover should try once in their life. It is worth the wait in line to support the preservation of the arts

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Kozhikode, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Got there one hot summer evening to experience some back in time Jazz. Did not have to wait long in the queue as I had booked tickets on line.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can't go to N O and not visit Preservation Hall at night. Best blues music in the world. Don't miss it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Preservation Hall was the highlight of our trip to New Orleans. It is a somewhat quick concert but totally worth it for the ambience and most of all talented artists! Make sure to get a front row seat!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was the perfect way to end a day in the Big Easy. The sets are long enough to give you a feel for and appreciation of New Orleans jazz, but not too long at the end of a busy day. The Big Shot ticket guarantees you a front-row or second-row seat, otherwise you may end up standing (not what... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were nearby when the box office opened for the day and decided to stop in to reserve tickets. The few reserved seats sell out well in advance, but we were advised to get in line for the early or late show @45 minutes before doors open and we would likely get in. We arrived 45 minutes before the 6... More 

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