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New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

724 Dumaine St, French Quarter, At Bourbon, New Orleans, LA 70116
+1 504-523-7685
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Vodoo education

Three tiny rooms crammed with vodoo memoribilia and vodoo history.There is also a stump where one... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
pkroychoudhury
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Chennai (Madras), India
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We love voodoo and hoodoo so this was a must see. It was pretty small but lots of interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tracy f
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San Antonio, Texas
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There's just enough voodoo lore here to introduce you to the history and culture of this spiritual practice and to tempt you to bring home a love potion or voodoo doll as a souvenir. Guided swamp, plantation and cemetery tours are available.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good31%
  • Average26%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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724 Dumaine St, French Quarter, At Bourbon, New Orleans, LA 70116
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Three tiny rooms crammed with vodoo memoribilia and vodoo history.There is also a stump where one can make a wish.Its worth the USD 5 ticket.I wish it was curated or there was a video side show to understand and appreciate this different aspects of history/culture/faith...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love voodoo and hoodoo so this was a must see. It was pretty small but lots of interesting things to see and read about. Was able to write a prayer to the gods and leave an offering. Word of advice....Take change or a dollar...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't see why so many people leave low reviews. It's not the Smithsonian, it's a $5 attraction in the French Quarter that teaches about Voodoo History. Kinda small but have 2 main rooms & a hallways- lots of working altars & information. Great place...More

Thank Graham C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the most unexpectedly interesting couple of hours that I've had in a while. Having greater knowledge of the voodoo culture also makes NOLA, a more interesting place. It's small, and a little ramshackle. But that's so appropriate.

Thank Michelle2560
Reviewed 1 week ago

We knew before going it wasn't the best museum, but for $5.00 admission, we decided to go (it was a rainy day). You walk into a small room with a shop. You pay the admission fee to the person behind the table and go through...More

Thank CMEDS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is debatable if this place is worth any of your while but we ended up here out of curiosity twice several years apart. The museum is small. The curator/ staff not particularly helpful but I guess the museum speaks for itself. Written information is...More

Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is small. But, it has an interesting historical perspective of the voo doo religion and for 5 bucks it is time worth spent.

Thank TrippyLawyer
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

USD5 per person to enter the area. I had read some good/bad reviews so not expecting too much. Some historical information although the validity/accuracy of such information is to be disputed. Good photo opportunity for altars/pictures as most voodoo shops do not allow photos to...More

Thank Sara L
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The museum is very small and cramped. In order to be able to see the displays the number of people allowed inside at one time would need to be regulated,but it is not. They let any number of people cram themselves in. As a result...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

A whole in the wall place. The ground floor of an old house was converted into this 'museum'. You will enter in the shop, pay $5 per person, be given an explanatory 'self-guide' plus a piece of paper and a pen. All stays there after...More

Thank chape_de
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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
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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Diane B
29 December 2015|
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Response from AnthonyAlyssa |
Posted admission is 7$ for adults and slightly less for kids but they often change it based on a whim I've found. we paid 8$ for two adults the day we went.
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caofili
10 March 2015|
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Response from Phat_Unicorn | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, but I'd guess it's because at night in New Orleans, some neighborhoods can become a little 'rowdy' with a lot of intoxicated tourists, and if a lot of drunks go stampeding through the museum, they... More
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