World-Class New Orleans Museums
Immerse yourself in the city's History, Culture & Arts
With over 45 museums throughout the New Orleans to choose from, it’s easy to immerse yourself in the city’s history, culture and arts.
Contemporary Arts Center (CAC)
900 Camp Street New Orleans, LA 70130 (504) 528-3805 The CAC is the home of modern multidisciplinary arts programming in the South. From bold experiments in visual arts, photography and sculpture to cutting-edge theatre, music and dance, the CAC celebrates the art of now. It is a must-see on our New Orleans travel guide! More info
Louisiana Children's Museum
420 Julia Street (504) 586-0725 Explore 30,000 square feet of hands-on fun, engaging exhibits and exciting programs designed to spark your kids' curiosity. Dine in a five-star role-playing café, lift 500 pounds, trap your shadow…learning has never been so fun! This exciting New Orleans museum is located just 5 blocks from the hotel. More info
Louisiana State Museum
751 Chartres Street New Orleans, LA 70116 (800) 568-6968 Showcasing the unique history and traditions of New Orleans, the Louisiana State Museum includes landmark properties the Cabildo, Presbytere, Old U.S. Mint, Madame John's Legacy and 1850 house. More info
New Orleans Museum of Art
1 Collins C. Diboll Circle (504) 658-4100 The city's oldest fine arts museum houses more than 40,000 objects with an estimated worth of over $200 million. Discover works of art from ancient to modern times from around the world, including painting, sculptures, photography and objects. The New Orleans museum also hosts traveling exhibits. Located in City Park and accessible via the Canal Street streetcar. More info
National WWII Museum
945 Magazine Street (504) 527-6012 Relive the American experience of WWII. A collection of personal stories, artifacts and interactive displays brings history to life and proudly illustrates the teamwork, courage and sacrifice of the men and women who took part in one of the most significant events that changed our country. The museum’s new 250-seat Solomon Victory Theater is unlike any other venue, showcasing an experience unlike anything else on the planet. The theater’s 120-feet wide immersive screen will show Beyond All Boundaries, a 4-D cinematic experience. Located just 7 blocks from the hotel. More info
Stage Door Canteen at National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum honors the memorable wartime tradition of GIs visiting the Canteens to forget their anxieties and enjoy some entertainment in their very own Stage Door Canteen, an exciting entertainment and dining destination. The Stage Door Canteen presents a wonderful weekly series of unique entertainment — evening performances and matinees of headliner acts, signature musical productions, big bands, dancing, The Victory Belles vocal trio, and more! Enjoy pre-show dinner, brunch or lunch by Chef John Besh at The American Sector restaurant. More info
Ogden Museum of Southern Art
925 Camp Street (504) 539-9612 Get to know the South! Located in the cultural heart of New Orleans just 7 blocks from the hotel, the museum houses the largest collection of Southern art in the world. Learn about the history of the South through permanent collections, traveling exhibits, educational programs and publications at this fascinating museum in New Orleans. More info
INSIDER TIP: The National WWII Museum, Odgen Museum of Southern Art and the CAC are all located in close proximity to each other and very close to the contemporary art galleries of Julia Street.
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Please note that most of the city’s museums and art galleries are closed on Mondays.