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The fpc is absolutely amazing. Kim our guide was one of the best I have ever met. She had such a... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Celinda L
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
A Truly Educational Experience!

Kim was our tour guide. The tour was very educational. She is a wealth of knowledge!! She brings... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Yumeki H
West Monroe, Louisiana
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2336 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119-2502
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

The fpc is absolutely amazing. Kim our guide was one of the best I have ever met. She had such a great understanding of the political and cultural and personal history of the freed colored people in NOLA. The collection was fascinating. She could answer...More

Thank Celinda L
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Kim was our tour guide. The tour was very educational. She is a wealth of knowledge!! She brings the museum to life.

Thank Yumeki H
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Learned a ton during our visit to this museum. Our guide Kim was super knowledgeable and gave a lot of insight into the FPC community. We reserved a spot on a tour through their website (you send a message and then they confirm it). Overall,...More

Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 19 March 2018

When I went to New Orleans, I really wanted to learn about the African-American cultural. This Museum was better than I expected. Learning about the Free Color People of the time was very informative. I would recommend doing this museum, going to Whitney Plantation and...More

Thank Tristan W
Reviewed 6 July 2017

This small museum is located in one of the most historically and culturally (and beautiful) areas of New Orleans. It is located next to the Degas Museum in the important Treme district, an area which is worth seeing before gentrification changes the nature of the...More

1  Thank Counsins
Reviewed 24 January 2016

I visited the Museum FPC with some friends, and a local who recommended the visit. I'm glad I did. The museum tells an important story in the history of New Orleans. The art and artifacts were fascinating. And the curator (who also is the owner)...More

1  Thank Entrada_Regatta
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

During a week long stay in New Orleans, my husband and I decided to visit this wonderful museum, following a recommendation from our hotel (the JW). We were so glad we did. The museum's owner (Mrs McKenna) gave us a personal tour and talk through...More

2  Thank Suzanne B
Reviewed 15 July 2015

My husband and I were fortunate to receive a tour with museum owner and journalist Beverly McKenna. We called and set up an appointment with Mrs. McKenna directly using the number listed on the website. She met us promptly in the front court yard. The...More

3  Thank wanderinghorse
Reviewed 24 May 2015

This museum is in the home of Beverly and Dwight McKenna, whose personal collection of books, letters, sculpture, paintings, tools, artifacts and more make it possible to imagine life in the prosperous years of the 1830s and 1840s. Ms. McKenna is a newspaper publisher, and...More

7  Thank smrees68
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tradition is, put simply, just how people go about
their daily lives in this historic part of town. As
one of America’s oldest African-American neighborhoods
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