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NOLA History at St. Louis Cemetery Tour

St. Louis Cemetery #1, Created in 1789, has stood for more than 200 years, and within its maze lies the monuments of New Orleans most famous residents. Learn the traditions of our burials.

Region: New Orleans
Duration: 2 hr - 2 hr 15 min
Cancellation: 24 hours in advance.

What You Will Do

New Orleans’ Cemeteries offer more than beautifully ornate tombs- they are steeped in history. Created in 1789, St. Louis Cemetery #1 has stood for more than two hundred years, and within its maze lies the monuments of stories of New Orleans most famous- and infamous- residents.

At St. Louis Cemetery #1 you will see the tombs of New Orleans notables Marie Laveau, Homer Plessy, and even the empty tomb of Nick Cage. No one should leave New Orleans without visiting one of our “cities of the dead.”

But it’s more than just the dead- on this tour you will learn the about the burial customs, traditions, and people that made New Orleans what it is today. Take a walk with us through New Orleans history seen through the eyes of those that have left us.

NOTE: You can not enter St Louis number one without a guided tour. The cemetery is closed to the public.

What's Included

Tour is designed to be 1.5 hours, but can run up to 2 hours. Not Include, gratuities

Additional Information

  • Tour is designed to be 1.5 hours, but can run up to 2 hours. Check in is 15 minutes prior to start. For everyone’s courtesy, tours leave on time. Your tour guide will contact via text before tour to help you locate them. Extra Information Tour ends outside the cemetery gate and your guide will help with directions to your next destination. No restrooms are located in the cemetery. New Orleans weather changes drastically. Umbrellas are good for rain and shade on hot days.

  • Check in is 15 minutes prior to start. For everyone’s courtesy, tours leave on time. Your tour guide will contact via text before tour to help you locate them. Tour ends outside the cemetery gate, your guide will help with directions to your next destination. A restrooms are available at starting location. No restrooms are located in the cemetery.

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