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Washington Artillery Park: Tours & Tickets

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This park has a mounted Civil War cannon that pays tribute to the 141st Field Artillery of the Louisiana National Guard.
Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130
French Quarter
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Reviewed 25 June 2019

Washington Artillery Park offers a fantastic vantage point of the Mississippi and the picturesque Jackson statue,park and the St Louis Cathedral. There is almost a Disney like feel to viewing the Cathederal from this spot.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 31 May 2019 via mobile

It’s a beautiful spot for photo ops of the cathedral or river, but watch out for the aggressive scammers sizing you up as you climb the steps. They will do anything to extort money from those they see as easy targets. One came up behind...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 9 May 2019

This is located across from Jackson Square. Throughout the afternoon street performances occur. Near the monument you will encounter men who will stop you and ask about your shoes. If you stop to talk to them they will offer to clean your shoes with some...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 20 April 2019

Great place to visit during your time in the French Quarter. Day time or during the night, its full of energy. Enjoy the historic sites & Sounds!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 19 April 2019

Washington Artillery Park is located across the Decatur Street from Jackson Square. From the upper concrete platform which can be reached by stairs or ramps you can get a spectacular view of Jackson Square with St. Louis Cathedral in the background. Opposite Jackson Square is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank John C
Reviewed 13 April 2019

This is a super area to look around and see the river,steamboat, and Jackson Square. It is in the middle of a part of the city that you will want to explore. There is beauty and life in this area. Don't miss it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank yellowbirdVermont
Reviewed 2 March 2019

If your in the Quarter and walking around, head to the River and Riverwalk, you will pass the Park, very nice area.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LA-Traveler70043
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Saw a group of break dancers performing at the ampitheatre. They were excellent. The crowd was really engaged in their show. One of them even danced on his head in Decatur St. and stopped traffic.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank stuarts650
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Right by Jackson Square is a stairway that goes up far enough for some real nice views of the water and surrounding area----not-to-mention the historical Washington Artillery Statue and JAX Brewery. You can then walk along the adjoining sidewalk and reach a little indoor mall...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cisco289
Reviewed 16 October 2018

Apart form the monument and associated plaques, this is a great vantage point both looking back in the city as well as out to the rive. in the day time a number of different street artists will gather and perform on the road side so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daveshent
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13 September 2017|
Response from The_Loup_Garou | Reviewed this property |
Wow, that is a good question. I would contact the City of New Orleans, to inquire. I have never been married there, but then, it did not exist, when I was married in New Orleans, in 1971. Good luck, Hunt