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Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights

521 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2232
+1 504-522-9485
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Enlightened at Bevolo

With all the ornate gas and electric light fixtures in the French Quarter, we found the makers and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael H
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Tampa, Florida
Classic New Orleans Ambiance

Visited Bevolo and saw lights being made! The guys making them Nate was awesome! You have to stop... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
Bentina T
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Pensacola, Florida
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This family owned, 4th generation company has been hand-crafting copper gas and electric lanterns since 1945. Learn about the history of Bevolo and of gas lighting in America at our Museum and event space! Watch copper smiths hand crafting gas lanterns in the Bevolo Museum. BEVOLO DESIGN SERVICE There are so many aspects that go into choosing the perfect lights for your home: What style goes with the architecture? How many lights should there be? Where do they go? Gas or Electric? What is the proper scale? Don't get overwhelmed, let us help. Bevolo has a team of lighting designers with generations of experience. Every aspect of the home will be taken into account when we look at your project. We will narrow down your options from the hundreds of combinations in our line to help you make the best decision for your home. How it works: -Send us a copy of your elevations or a photo via email or mail. -We will look at your project in its entirety and come up with a comprehensive plan for every light in the home. -You will then receive photos, schematics, installation instructions and even utility locations if needed. Bevolo offers this service complimentary to all of our clients because we take as much pride in designing the perfect lighting plan as we do in hand placing every rivet on your Bevolo lanterns.
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521 Conti St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2232
French Quarter
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+1 504-522-9485
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

With all the ornate gas and electric light fixtures in the French Quarter, we found the makers and restoration experts of these items at Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights. The workshop is open to the public and the craftsmen are more than willing to talk...More

Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Visited Bevolo and saw lights being made! The guys making them Nate was awesome! You have to stop by and see the lights and museum.

Thank Bentina T
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Reviewed 29 March 2017

JEB was so lovely, stopping his work and explaining all about the history of the gas lamps and how exports help them. 4th Generation Family run business - really interesting. THANK YOU!

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Bevolo, Manager at Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thanks for the kind words @Christy_Luv2. We are proud to share Bevolo's story as well as the history of gas lighting. Come visit us again!

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

I found this shop as I was walking along Royal Street in the French Quarter. There is a shop, a workshop and a museum. They make the old fashioned gas lights but can also do electric. Great atmosphere and the personnel are very friendly and...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2016

Little side passage led us to the Bevelo Lighting Museum. Charming and our hosts were so friendly and willing to share about the business. This is one of those places that "if walls could talk". Make sure to ask about the work bench and its...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stopped in here a couple years ago by accident and were amazed by the history of this company. They now have a "museum," with photos, and a history of gas lights in the country. A craftsman is also available to talk about Bevolo, and...More

Thank Pam S
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Bevolo, Public Relations Manager at Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Hi Pam-- Thank you for coming back to visit! The museum is a recent addition and was curated by one of our craftsman, Nate. The space doubles as an event venue for wedding and other special occasions. Bevolo appreciates your visit! Happy travels.

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Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Spotted this very cool "real" workshop and display room while walking along Royal Street in the French Quarter. Jeb and Nate never stopped crafting the beautiful gas lamps but answered every question we asked. What a treat! I'm thrilled that we stumbled upon this unique...More

Thank David S
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

While visiting New Orleans, we stopped in the Bevolo Gas & Electric Light shop. It was interesting looking at all the lights and how they're made. If you're curious or into the antique glass lights, make sure to stop by for a visit and a...More

Thank Brian S
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Bevolo, Public Relations Manager at Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Hi Brian--Thanks for stopping in out workshop and showroom. We were recently reviewed in Savoteur Magazine as one of the top 5 most unusual museums in New Orleans! Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 28 May 2016

We kind of stumbled upon this palce! Passed it by the first round! I'm glad we stopped in! They manufacture gas & electric lights, producing each and every piece locally by hand. It began in the French Quarter in 1945 - they are on their...More

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Bevolo, Social Media Coordinator at Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2016

Hi TravelScout56, Thank you for the thorough review! Glad you were able to stop in the Royal St. Showroom and Museum, we take pride in our history and quality craftsmanship. Bevolo also offers a free lighting design consultation service, when you are ready, feel free...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this place and it was fascinating to watch the craftsmen making replicas of the gas lights that are everywhere in New Orleans. It's great to see the reverence for the past and that true craftsmanship is still alive and doing well. They...More

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Adele A, Manager at Bevolo Gas & Electric Lights, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2016

Hi Legsbell! Thank you for stopping by out French Quarter workshop and visiting with our coppersmiths, Nate and Jeb. Please stop by again next time you are in New Orleans. Best, Adele

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Joni B
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Response from Bevolo | Property representative |
Hi Joni, Our showroom at 316 Royal St. in the French Quarter houses the Bevolo Museum. Walk through the hallway that showcases our many styles of lanterns and head to the museum in the back. There are copper-smiths on site... More
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