St. Louis Cemetery #1 Tour in New Orleans

3075 Ratings


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Let an expert historian guide you around the ornate, crumbling, and entrancing St. Louis #1. Soak up the eerie atmosphere of Louisiana's most haunted cemetery, learning all about the occupants of over 700 tombs!
Duration:  1hr 45mins - 2hrs
Cancellation:  24.0hrs
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  • Visit New Orleans’ oldest active City of the Dead, founded in 1789 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Venture inside the vault-lined walls of this historic New Orleans cemetery with a master story teller / local historian guiding you through
  • In one city block, discover over 700 tombs, and over 100,000 dead!
  • Enjoy the history behind the unique burial customs that make St. Louis #1 so special
  • Visit the New Orleans Musicians’ Tomb and the future tomb of Nicholas Cage, among others!

What's Included

  • 2-hour guided tour of St. Louis #1 Cemetery
  • Admission to the cemetery
  • Receive our two-for-one Hurricane Drink Special at the bar using your ticket!

Additional Information

  • Total walking distance is roughly one mile
  • Don’t forget to bring your camera!

Cancellation policy

We tour rain or shine. Should you anticipate inclement weather please bring along a poncho or umbrella. Cancellations with less than a 24 hour notice are not eligible for a refund.

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Mar 16, 2020
Our guide Luke didn’t seem interested in showing us much of the cemetery. He was more concerned with telling us over and over to stay out of the way of other tours, that were actually enjoying themselves. I’ve done this tour with other groups in the past and they were much better.
Mar 14, 2020
Mary J clearly knew her stuff, but I expected it to be a little more spooky rather than just historical
Mar 14, 2020
Frank/John...something like that. Funny and knowledgeable. Great guide. Fully satisfied with our tour guide. I feel i was somewhat satisfied because the tour was not what I expected. I thought we would be given more of a chance to look at the tombs. I also thought the tour was suppose to be 2 hours, it literally was 1hr and 30 if not less. Those 30 min would have made a difference to me to be able to look more and process. Especially since public is not allowed in without a guide. Overall though, he did a good job.


Meeting location:  718 N Rampart St


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