French Quarter History: Engaging Small Group Tour
New Orleans
Discover the wild and hilarious history of New Orleans on a small group tour of the French Quarter. Uncover secrets, scandals, and the birthplace of modern music!
Duration: 2 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
Highlights
  • Washington Artillery Park - We begin the tour in the most scenic spot in the French Quarter, as you hear about the river and bed of mud out city rests on, the early Chitimacha tribe that settled the area, and the rather odd French colonists who founded New Orleans in 1718.
What's Included
    • Refreshing mid-tour break at a nearby location with coffee and alcohol available for purchase.
Additional Information

Experience the untamed and humorous past of New Orleans, told without censorship! Immerse yourself in the 300-year love affair a local has with our city’s history – its mysteries, controversies, and everything in between – and discover the tales behind those renowned places you’ve always heard of.

Get acquainted with the Chitimacha tribe that once called this region home, the frenzied existence in the initial French & Spanish colonies, right up to the jazz era, and the origins of contemporary music! We delve deeper than just identifying people and years, uncovering the extraordinary individuals who formed New Orleans and recounting their narratives in an unforgettable way. Carry a fragment of New Orleans’ past with you!

Location
Washington Artillery Park
Decatur Street
We meet at Washington Artillery Park, at the very top of the stairs, above the amphitheater. Its across the street from Jackson Square and overlooks the Mississippi river. Look for a guide with a "Tour" sign.
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

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up to 15 guests
1 Adult
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