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Cemetery Walking Tour in New Orleans

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  • Family friendly
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
Cemetery Walking Tour in New Orleans
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11am Cemetery TourMost Popular
Tour of St. Louis #1 Cemetery; Departs at 11am; Available Monday through Saturday
USD 20.00
1pm Cemetery Tour
Tour of St. Louis #1 Cemetery; Departs at 1pm; Available Monday through Saturday
USD 20.00
10am Cemetery Tour
Tour of St. Louis #1 Cemetery; Departs at 10am; Available Sunday
USD 20.00
Overview
They say the freaks come out at night, but so will your small group, led by a master storyteller. The destination? New Orleans' oldest active cemetery: St Louis. Founded in 1789 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, St Louis Cemetery is the final resting place of infamous and famous characters such as Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, slave holder Delphine LaLaurie, and the pirate-smuggler-architect Barthelemy Lafon. 
What to Expect
St Louis #1 Cemetery is the oldest active New Orleans cemetery and the most haunted cemetery in Louisiana. In one city block, you’ll find over 700 tombs, and over 100,000 dead. Join us on this fun, daytime cemetery walking tour and enjoy the history behind the unique burial customs that make this possible.

Founded in 1789 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, St. Louis #1 is New Orleans’ oldest active City of the Dead. Ornate, crumbling, and entrancing, St. Louis #1 is eerily beautiful even in the daytime. This New Orleans cemetery is the final resting place of the notorious Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau, as well as many other colorful New Orleanians. Venture inside the vault lined walls of this historic New Orleans cemetery with your master storyteller and visit the New Orleans Musicians’ Tomb and the future tomb of Nicholas Cage.

New Orleans cemeteries are only available to you as part of an approved tour group. The public is not allowed access to St Louis #1 Cemetery unless accompanied by an Archdiocese approved tour guide.
Reviews (99)
1 - 5 of 62 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Cemetery tour

Really enjoyed the tour and our guide Lena. She was great and gave a lot of interesting history on the city. She was very personal and always made time to answer questions. I would definitely take this tour again!

Thank Lauren N
Reviewed 1 week ago
more history, less personal opinion

We had the Cemetery No 1 tour, and Paul was our guide. He was informative, entertaining, a bit condescending and spent too much time on his personal opinions about historical happenings. He has every right to his opinion, but when I pay for his services,...More

1  Thank richinmich
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fun, Funny and Interesting!

We thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience of the cemetery walking tour with Justin! We got a great deal on Groupon - 2 people for $16!! - and the bar we met at had 2 for 1 Hurricanes that you can bring with you on the...More

Thank Jordan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FUN...even with the HEAT!

My husband and I did the walking tour of the Cemetery and we both had a great time. My husband went alone because I wanted to do the tour, he really didn't want to do it at all. When we left he told me that...More

Thank mrsdaugherty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Loved the St. Louis Cemetery #1 tour

While it took almost an hour to get into the cemetery, which I didn't expect for a short walk, the cemetery tour itself was great! Our tour guide Lena was so funny and knowledgeable and I learned so much about the history of New Orleans...More

1  Thank Ashley C
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About 2 hours, including the tour meet up, the walk to the cemetery, a short bathroom break, and the cemetery tour itself.
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