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Longue Vue House and Gardens

7 Bamboo Rd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1007
+1 504-488-5488
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Longue Vue House and Gardens is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of stunning gardens that include an interactive Discovery Garden for children of all ages. From art to architecture, gardens to gift shop, there's something for everyone to enjoy at Longue Vue. Longue Vue is open Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. The last house tour is at 4 p.m.
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7 Bamboo Rd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1007
+1 504-488-5488
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The gardens are absolutely amazing! The history of the house and gardens is very interesting. Not sure why they won't allow photos inside the house, as there were many things I would have liked to have been able to share with family back home, but...More

Thank Alphretta E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

House built in 20th century so not a Plantation. Interesting family. Definitely could see events held here past and present. Amazing collection of art, furniture, etc. Beautiful grounds.

Thank Andrea D
Longue V, Director of Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We hope you come again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An unbelievable discovery in the middle of the 2nd wealthiest community in New Orleans. Amazing visit with friends from home. Incredibly kind staff that welcomes you into their "home-away-from-home" as family and initiate and satisfy all of your historical curiosities.

Thank Benjamin W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Longvue House and Gardens were wonderful and scenic, featuring rich illustrious gardens, a magnificent house with a rich history, and activities for kids. The house was mostly wheelchair accessible, featuring an elevator to get to each of the floors, and the staff were greatly knowledgeable....More

Thank Joseph F
Longue V, Marketing and Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review! We are pleased you had a good experience, and hope to see you here again soon.

Reviewed 9 June 2017

I am so glad we stopped here. I originally had not planned this trip. the tour takes about 45 mins. The grounds are beautiful. Now that I have been there I notice it in several tv shows and movies. look for discount tickets before you...More

Thank alyssanono
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We visited Longue Vue because it is part of the American Horticulture Society's reciprocal garden program (free admission for members of other botanical gardens) but enjoyed the house tour more than the gardens. The docent gave us just enough details about the house, family, and...More

Thank Lisa C
Longue V, Director of Marketing & Communications at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We are glad you had a wonderful experience, and hope you will return again soon!

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Relaxing and energizing at the same time. Beautiful grounds, home and fountains along with flowers blooming in several seasons.

Thank Gale F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This gorgeous and I mean gorgeous house is a MUST SEE for anyone that likes architecture and older homes. This is the most Beautiful and interesting house I have ever seen. It was built with the idea it would someday be a museum. It is...More

Thank TillieMToiler
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We took a day to tour this mansion and gardens and loved the docent tour and self - guided walk around the estate. We took Uber from the Quarter and ordered it when we were ready to leave, no issues. This is relaxing and peaceful....More

Thank Jazz M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We knew we would not be able to tour the house, but dogs are not even allowed on the grounds.We travel the country with our dog.She is not allowed, we save our money and go where she is welcomed.More

Thank ladyme1
Longue V, Marketing at Longue Vue House and Gardens, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2017

We love 4-legged friends, but due to the nature of the gardens and the work it takes to keep it maintained, we cannot allow pets. We will make sure this information is online. Thank you for considering Longue Vue, and if you are still in...More

Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake
Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for
family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans
Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel
Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush
Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and
the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix
of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond
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Lisa G
25 September 2016|
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Response from chaz j | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how much time you'd like wonder. The gardens are vast and beautiful. I'd say easily a couple hours.
Lisa G
25 September 2016|
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Response from Dennis B | Reviewed this property |
At least 2 hours. If you wanted to really see all the beautiful gardens, I would stay 2 hours longer.
Garnet P
22 August 2016|
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Response from webbgirl49 | Reviewed this property |
I found the admission comparatively reasonable and it helps fund the continued protection of this historical gem.