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Friends of the Cabildo

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“french quarter”(141 reviews)
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Friends of the Cabildo (FOC) Tours are everyday at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m from the 1850 House Museum Store on Historic Jackson Square (523 St. Ann Street). The FOC is a private non-profit founded in New Orleans in 1956. The FOC is a support...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
523 St. Ann St. on Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116-3318
French Quarter
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great walking tour of the French Quarter. Our tour guide, Don Nolan, was very knowledgeable, and prepared to answer all of our questions. The sites we visited seemed carefully chosen to give us a nice overview of the history of New Orleans...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great way to learn about the French Quarter! Our guide was Charlie and even though it was billed as a two-hour walking tour, we were out and about for closer to three hours, even in a sudden downpour thunderstorm and 90-degree heat. Regardless,...More

1  Thank swmnwmn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our volunteer tour guide was so knowledgeable and informative. She was enthusiastic and obviously enjoyed what she was doing. We learned so very much and our tour went over time although we had voted to continue. We were a small group of four which made...More

1  Thank costaricatravel09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took this tour a couple of weeks back. The guide (whose name, sadly, I forget) was wonderful, fabulously well informed and very congenial. Undeterred by a sudden heavy downpour, she continued with her talk as we huddled under cover on the footpath. A most...More

1  Thank jannyhutch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on the tour with Simone, who was an outstanding guide! She knew so much about the quarter and she brought the quarter alive through her stories and her in-depth knowledge. Simone made sure that all our questions were answered, she was flexible and...More

1  Thank elandnj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Danielle as our guide and we enjoyed every minute of our 2 hours+ walking tour. Our group was only 7 people and our guide was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Highly recommended. You also get admission to the 1850 house museum, which was nice...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really great tour with Billie Jo, I would highly recommend. Very informative and also fun. Saw all the sites in French Quarter and also learnt the history of New Orleans.

1  Thank Aimee H
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Our group of four had a wonderful personalized tour with Jan. She was extremely knowledgeable and personalized the tour to our specific interests. I especially loved the architectural information she shared- it made me look at the city in a whole new way. This tour...More

2  Thank Katie M
Reviewed 11 June 2018

My wife and I really enjoyed this tour- our host was Regina and she gave us 20 hrs of info in our two hours (as she put it!)- okay not totally true - we were not overwhelmed with numbers that piled up in our brains...More

2  Thank OzCalifornia
Reviewed 9 June 2018

I would recommend this as something to do on your first day in the French Quarter. The guide was extremely well informed, and imparted history and architecture of the French Quarter as well as New Orleans in general. Stops were well timed. If it's sunny,...More

1  Thank jnewbery02
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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
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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2 March 2015|
Response from Friendsofthecabildo | Property representative |
This tour includes free entrance into the 1850 House Museum after your tour.
2 March 2015|
Response from Friendsofthecabildo | Property representative |
You do not enter any buildings although some guides do take groups in Madame John's Legacy but it does include a free ticket the 1850 House Museum