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M.S. Rau Antiques

630 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2116
+1 504-523-5660
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Top of the Grade among antique shoppes!

This is just a fantastic business full of wonderful beautiful antiques. Ask for Ludovic if you are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wayne W
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Hunlock Creek, Pennsylvania
Impressive Collections, Museum-Quality Pieces

I recommend M.S. Rau Antiques at 630 Royal Street to anyone visiting New Orleans, and I stop here... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
radiowitch
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Connecticut
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M.S. Rau Antiques has been a French Quarter landmark for 100 years, earning the trust of discerning antiques collectors worldwide. Our 30,000 square foot gallery literally overflows with remarkable collections of fine art, exquisite jewelry and, of course, exceptional 18th-and 19th-century antiques, and our highly trained staff of sales associates, research associates and support personnel are second to none. Our primary mission is to provide our customers with an unparalleled antiques shopping experience. So, whether you are looking for a rare diamond, a Paul Revere sterling bowl or a painting by Renoir, you are likely to find it here, at M.S. Rau Antiques.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:15
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630 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2116
French Quarter
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+1 504-523-5660
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is just a fantastic business full of wonderful beautiful antiques. Ask for Ludovic if you are in the mood to take something home but realize that you are among quality items and knowledgeable staff who have devoted a lifetime to understanding these items. Go...More

Thank Wayne W
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I recommend M.S. Rau Antiques at 630 Royal Street to anyone visiting New Orleans, and I stop here during every visit myself. Despite the high prices tags for these museum-quality pieces, the turnover is frequent enough for items to rotate and shop visitors will see...More

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Kristin C, Manager at M.S. Rau Antiques, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you so much!! We are very pleased to hear that you enjoy stopping in our gallery on your visits to New Orleans. If you are in town between October 21st through January 20th, we will have our next exhibition on display, Aristocracy: Luxury and...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

My husband and I spent 1.5 hours in M.S. Rau Antiques after stopping in on a whim during a recent trip to NOLA. We had no idea the magnitude of items in the store, nor the historical/artistic significance of it all. It truly seemed like...More

Thank Mouse63
Kristin C, Manager at M.S. Rau Antiques, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you very much! We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and thank you for leaving a 5 star review! When you return in the fall, we will have our next exhibition on display, Aristocracy: Luxury and Leisure in Britain that...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Few places anywhere can show you the most amazing antiques, unbelievable jewelry and art. Visit this place every time I am in New Orleans because you can never believe what you will see. And if you want you can even buy what you see. On...More

Thank TarrytownTx
Kristin C, Manager at M.S. Rau Antiques, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

Thank you so much! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to M.S. Rau Antiques. We are always acquiring new and amazing pieces and we hope that you will stop by again on your next visit to New Orleans! Best, M.S. Rau...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

It is very true... this is a museum where everything is for sale. Saw lots of things I didn't know existed. What I think is most impressive is the staff were still friendly with us even though we left our million-dollar clothes and status symbols...More

Thank Hatzlacha
Reviewed 8 May 2017

M.S. Rau is a unique antique store. Everything there is museum quality and are items that cannot be obtained elsewhere. Everything from jewelry to paintings to ceramics to glassware to furniture to silver is exquisite. But be aware the prices match the quality of the...More

Thank N5533SHglennm
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My husband and happened to be in the doorway of MS Rau Antiques on our recent trip to New Orleans during a rainstorm. We were invited in by someone and met Danielle Halikias a sales consultant. Danielle was so warm and welcoming and showed us...More

Thank Patrice K
Kristin C, Manager at M.S. Rau Antiques, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Hi Patrice, Thanks so much for visiting our gallery and for taking the time to write this wonderful review! We really appreciate your feedback and hope that you will come back the next time you are in New Orleans! Best, M.S. Rau Antiques

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Seriously, the items are awesome. But the price is for the 1% of the world. No knock what so ever! Just being realistic. The items are so cool and fun to see. Worth a stop

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We visited this antique store because it was just down the street from our hotel (Hotel Monteleone) and it featured a Napoleon exhibit on the second floor. Admission to the exhibit was free. The exhibit was very nice and quite large.There were paintings, furniture, and...More

Thank AmandaOldRog
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Fun to wander thru the place and dream. Beautiful things but pricey. I really like the burl and tiger eye maple pieces.

Thank Bobby44881
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story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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