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Hermann-Grima House

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The Hermann-Grima House is a gem in the New Orleans French Quarter. Built in 1831 by Samuel Hermann, this Vieux Carre home is one of the only Federal architectural style buildings in the area. Through ongoing preservation, this historic house museum...more
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820 Saint Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3416
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent tour of an historic home with lots of information about the families that lived there. The guide was personable and very well informed and the tour length of approx. 45 minutes was just right.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm hard to please when it comes to historic tours. I've often found I know more than the guide. Happily, not the case here! This was a wonderfully informative, detailed tour of the Hermann-Grima House. My husband and I were the only ones on the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have you seen the movie "Double Jeopardy" ? then you've seen this house as it was used in that film. I took my own walking tour to see a few places in one of my favorite flicks and happened across the Exchange shop. The ladies...More

Thank DaynaMcH2O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location: in the middle of the French Quarter, next to the Four Points Sheraton Hotel. The house is a great example of the NOLA historic style home. From the front, you can’t tell how large these estates are inside. The main house is over 6,000...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Educational AND entertaining. Very good opportunity to learn general New Orleans history. Also, provides a great view into everyday life in the French Quarter. Quite impressed with the level of knowledge of the guides. Overall experience A-OK!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of this historic mansion. Guide was well informed. Tour only took about 45 minutes.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hermann-Grima House is amazingly preserved and restored and gives an almost interactive look at how New Orleanians lived in the city's early history. Great experience for all ages, tourist and locals, alike.

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Reviewed 15 October 2018

I enjoyed seeing the heritage home and heating the history that came with it. Tour guide was very knowledgeable. Went home to check on some of the French words - Pain Perdue (French Toast)!!

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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Enjoyed our tour of the Hermann-Grima house. Provided insight into life and events of the 1800s in New Orleans.

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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I got a personalized tour of the Hermann -Grimma house since no one else showed up and I loved the entire experience! My tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the history of the house and of New Orleans. This is a must-see in the French...More

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CarolynChester
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Adults $15 Students, Seniors, Military $12
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Response from 12dbryan | Reviewed this property |
It's under 16.00 per person (15-something). It's a really good tour and gives you so much historical details about the.e house, the family, the era, and about New Orleans. I highly recommend this one.
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Response from Deanne S | Reviewed this property |
Not when I went, but you are free to ask the guide questions. We were the only ones on our tour, so it felt more custom to our individual interests. I'd email them to see if you could focus on her in your tour.
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