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New Orleans Jazz National Historic Park

916 N Peters St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3338
+1 504-589-4806
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Renovating

The main visitor center was closed for renovations. We visited the small museum at The Old Mint for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ruta F
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Great place to learn about The birthplace of Jazz

How cool is it to visit the old New Orleans mint and learn about the birth of Jazz! Great display... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ELFDUDE
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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916 N Peters St, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA 70116-3338
French Quarter
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The main visitor center was closed for renovations. We visited the small museum at The Old Mint for a quick visit. The exhibits are very nice. There were a few things that interested my 5 and 8 year olds. They always enjoy filling out the...More

Thank Ruta F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

How cool is it to visit the old New Orleans mint and learn about the birth of Jazz! Great display on Satchmo while we were there! The real cool thing about the park was that the park rangers were amazing musicians and did a daily...More

Thank ELFDUDE
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park itself was nice and had a few areas where you should stop and take it in. Nice statues and sculptures. The grass is well tended-to. However, the bridge is missing a few pieces of wood (fairly hazardous). Aside from that, it was a...More

Thank Reggie B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This wonderful, small museum is housed in the the old US Mint building. It is not spread out and very do-able in a hour or two. Of course, we stopped and read all of the exhibits, as well as listened to the jazz accompanying many....More

Thank Eva S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

It's not the best national park out there, that for sure, since the exhibits seem quite small. There is a lot about Louis Armstrong, so if you're a big fan of him, this is a great place to visit. Otherwise, you can learn about jazz...More

1  Thank Hatzlacha
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This site was informative and educational. The staff friendly and helpful. Currently housed at US mint location.

1  Thank greglinmon
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Even if you aren’t a fan of jazz music, you’ll be a fan of the people who MAKE the music. The beauty of visiting here is that there is far more in the building than you expect, so lots more history to learn. The photos...More

1  Thank BradandStacy41
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Site is on the second floor of the old mint building. A few rooms with displays, mostly of prominent jazz musicians. Took a couple minutes to walk through. Frankly, I enjoyed the mint related artifacts a lot more.As far as National Parks go, this was...More

1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is a must for music lovers of any type. See where the american music style started. Rock, rap or many other types of music owe their history to jazz.

2  Thank cdhcch
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I LOVE that this National Historic Park is not only conserving important artefacts of Jazz, but is also showcasing living, evolving examples of this art form. There are live performances each day with opportunities to ask questions and interact with the performers. MUST see if...More

2  Thank julandste
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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
...More
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