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M.S. Rau Antiques

630 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2116
+1 504-523-5660
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What you see will amaze you

Few places anywhere can show you the most amazing antiques, unbelievable jewelry and art. Visit... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Really is museum-quality

It is very true... this is a museum where everything is for sale. Saw lots of things I didn't know... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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630 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130-2116
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+1 504-523-5660
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Few places anywhere can show you the most amazing antiques, unbelievable jewelry and art. Visit this place every time I am in New Orleans because you can never believe what you will see. And if you want you can even buy what you see. On...More

Thank TarrytownTx
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is very true... this is a museum where everything is for sale. Saw lots of things I didn't know existed. What I think is most impressive is the staff were still friendly with us even though we left our million-dollar clothes and status symbols...More

Thank Hatzlacha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

M.S. Rau is a unique antique store. Everything there is museum quality and are items that cannot be obtained elsewhere. Everything from jewelry to paintings to ceramics to glassware to furniture to silver is exquisite. But be aware the prices match the quality of the...More

Thank N5533SHglennm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and happened to be in the doorway of MS Rau Antiques on our recent trip to New Orleans during a rainstorm. We were invited in by someone and met Danielle Halikias a sales consultant. Danielle was so warm and welcoming and showed us...More

Thank Patrice K
Kristin C, Manager at M.S. Rau Antiques, responded to this review

Hi Patrice, Thanks so much for visiting our gallery and for taking the time to write this wonderful review! We really appreciate your feedback and hope that you will come back the next time you are in New Orleans! Best, M.S. Rau Antiques

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Seriously, the items are awesome. But the price is for the 1% of the world. No knock what so ever! Just being realistic. The items are so cool and fun to see. Worth a stop

Thank Joseph L
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We visited this antique store because it was just down the street from our hotel (Hotel Monteleone) and it featured a Napoleon exhibit on the second floor. Admission to the exhibit was free. The exhibit was very nice and quite large.There were paintings, furniture, and...More

Thank AmandaOldRog
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Fun to wander thru the place and dream. Beautiful things but pricey. I really like the burl and tiger eye maple pieces.

Thank Bobby44881
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I went there twice and I enjoyed the collection with equal enthusiasm both times. They have a varied gallery of European, American and African artifacts that really take you back to an era where aesthetics were appreciated. I took my mother on the second visit...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 1 November 2016

M.S. Rau Antiques is a gallery and showcase like no other! I mean it. This is probably one of the classiest, most eclectic, and astounding stores in any city in America. It is nestled on Royal Street in the French Quarter. When you walk through...More

1  Thank goodbeegirl
Kristin C, Manager at M.S. Rau Antiques, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! We appreciate your kind words about our gallery as well as the staff. If you are back in New Orleans between November 5th through January 7th, we would love to invite...More

Reviewed 25 June 2016

Idle curiosity drew us into this shop on Royal. Inside we found elegant furniture and antique art. But the real surprise was the jewelry and the museum-like displays of settings and rooms. We were amused by the 22-piece Meissen Monkey band. We asked ourselves who...More

1  Thank unclebabe2001
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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
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the hidden room, is it on a certain level in the store? how do I find it?
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