Located in beautiful City Park, this breathtaking museum houses nearly 40,000 paintings, sculptures and prints, plus the Courtyard Cafe and the Museum Shop. The art at New Orleans Museum Of Art comes from across the globe and represents everything from Southwestern Native American art to 19th-century French Impressionists.
This Greek Revival mansion is home to original English and American antiques and eight acres of formal gardens and decorative fountains. Although florals vary with the seasons, visitors can count on a spectacular display year-round. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Longue Vue House & Gardens features ever-changing exhibits. A gift shop sells horticulture and decorative items, children's gifts and reproductions from the Longue Vue Collection.
In 1823, the first licensed pharmacist in the United States, Louis J. Dufilho Jr. opened an apothecary shop here. This Creole-style town house doubled as his home, and he cultivated herbs needed for medicines in the interior courtyard. Exhibits highlight milestones in pharmacy and medicine. The exhibits include various medical widgets, gizmos and gadgets, some practical and some not.
US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center honors the men and women that fought on the front-line during world war 2. The museum provides a rather interactive experience through a host of original artifacts of the war. Decommissioned tanks, airplanes, a submarine replica, ships and other vehicles and machinery that played a part in the war, offer an in-depth account of the strategies used in the great battle.
Explore the lifestyle of Americans before the civil war at the Destrehan Plantation. The house was built in the 18th Century and is known to be an antebellum mansion displaying Greek Revival style of architecture. Jean-Noël Destréhan happens to be one of the most known owners of the house since he was the first United States Senator from the state. In the year 1914, the Mexican Petroleum Company bought the house which was later donated to the River Road Historical Society by American Oil Company. During the tour, you will learn a lot about the owners and slavery during that period. Due to its vintage and antique style, the house has been featured in famous Hollywood movies like Interview with the Vampire and 12 Years a Slave.