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Friends of the Cabildo

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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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523 St. Ann Street, on Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116-3318
French Quarter
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Charles was our guide today and he was a wealth of knowledge. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and found it gave us tons of context on our visit to New Orleans. It was well worth the money and to know that the money went to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We only had a very short time in New Orleans, and we opted for this two hour guided tour to give us an informed insight into the history of the French Quarter before we wandered about on our own. We were very pleased to have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Tom Whelen was our guide to the history and architecture of the New Orleans French Quarter Thinking we generally knew the history of this interesting area, Tom graciously disabused us of our misinformation with the real history made alive by walking the streets of this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Our walking tour was led by the delightful Linda Deane, who has led these tours since the '70s and whose family goes back generations here. She gave us a fascinating, in-depth look at the history and architecture of the French Quarter. Her asides and insights...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We toured the French Quarter with Friends of the Cabildo. Our tour guide Simone was outstanding. She was extremely knowledgeable about the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank spotisk
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our 4th visit to the city of New Orleans and the tour given by volunteer and retired teacher, Roger, was amazing! We've taken lots of tours in New Orleans, but Roger's tour beat them all in the way he brought history alive for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the two hour walking tour of the French Quarter and found it informative. It's not strenuous at all - anyone can participate although it is a full two hours. Helpful to learn the history of the area. We made a point to return...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pam was terrific, she told us lots of stories about New Orleans, its people, architecture and history. Lovely tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 3 of us along with tour guide Diane C. She is a retired teacher from New Orleans and lots of fun and energy. We had a wonderful time and learned a lot. We walked around Jackson Square and around the French quarter. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide was Ann Savoy. She gave us an amazing orientation of the French Quarter, its history, and architecture. Also peppered in some fun facts here and there. Great way to spend 2 hours. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
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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