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New Orleans: Ghosts, Vampires, & Voodoo French Quarter Tour

1. New Orleans: Ghosts, Vampires, & Voodoo French Quarter Tour

Listen to stories of witchcraft and keep watch for spirits on a guided city walking tour of New Orleans. Explore the historical French Quarter, as you indulge in stories of magic, ghosts, vampires, and voodoo practitioners from your expert guide. Travel to several of the city's venerated neighborhoods, soaking up stories about the witches, ghosts, vampires, and Voodoo practitioners who have contributed to the city's colorful past. Meet your local guide and set off on a journey through New Orleans’ haunted history. Pass outside well-known sites such as Muriel’s Restaurant and the Old Ursuline Convent. See the exterior of the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, where bloodletting and leeching took place in the 19th century. From the outside, see the house where Jacques Saint Germain — who was rumored to be a vampire — once lived. Plus, hear chilling tales of LaLaurie House and its mistress, Madame LaLaurie. Let your guide entertain you with local folklore as you continue past the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum. The final stop of your activity is outside Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar, where your spooky experience will end.

New Orleans: Killers and Thrillers Walking Tour

2. New Orleans: Killers and Thrillers Walking Tour

Experience a ghost tour that's off the beaten track. Discover a glimpse of the French Quarter's notorious history. Discover the dark side of human nature. Immerse yourself in New Orleans' vivid past on this unique and sometimes gruesome tour. Learn about a murderous young prince, and other stories of crimes and ghosts from your guide. Visit the scene of some of New Orleans' most infamous crimes and murders. Hear about the events which haunt the locations, and the ghosts which were left behind. Stop by the Pharmacy Museum and other spooky locations as you enjoy the dark side of the Big Easy.

New Orleans: Historic French Quarter Exploration Game

3. New Orleans: Historic French Quarter Exploration Game

Explore the history of New Orleans’ French Quarter and see landmarks while playing this engaging phone game. Discover St. Louis Cathedral, Café du Monde, Jackson Square, and more. Start the game at Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop Bar. Play the role of a security guard on a mission to retrieve a stolen artwork from the thief. As you solve challenges, the story will unfold and directions on your phone will guide you to the next location.  It will take between 2-3 hours but you should explore at your own pace: simply pause the game and resume when you want from the location where you paused it.  You can play on your own, in a large group, or in several smaller groups that compete against each other before meeting at the final stop of the game, Central Grocery and Deli.

The Local's Guide to the French Quarter Tour

4. The Local's Guide to the French Quarter Tour

Experience New Orleans past and present on this evening walking tour. See all the sights of the French Quarter and get the inside track from guide on what New Orleans has to offer. Enjoy an evening experience that includes a walk through Jackson Square. Marvel at the iconic St. Louis Cathedral, as well as taking a stroll down Bourbon and Royal Streets. Stop by the Pharmacy Museum and learn about all kinds of odd medical history. Walk to the Vieux Carré (meaning "old square"), and experience a one-of-a-kind location that people from throughout the world flock to. Learn all about the district and city's unique culture as you go. Immerse yourself in its unique charm from the Mississippi River to buildings old and new as you explore it under the Louisiana moon.

New Orleans: Pub Crawl & Historical Chronicles Walking Tour

5. New Orleans: Pub Crawl & Historical Chronicles Walking Tour

Let your guide paint a picture of the past on this walking tour of New Orleans. Hear tales as have some drinks at historic establishments like Tujague's restaurant, the Olde Absinthe House, and the Court of Two Sisters.  Meet your guide at Tujague's restaurant which was founded in 1856 and serves delicious Creole cuisine and cocktails. Buy a drink and listen as your guide regales you with stories about civilians, high society figures, saints, and sinners. Head past the New Orleans Pharmacy Museum which was once an apothecary and now exhibits antique medical gadgets, medicine, and primitive tinctures. Continue to the Olde Absinthe House, a historic saloon where you can purchase absinthe cocktails in the French Quarter.  Stroll to the legendary Court of Two Sisters which boasts the most stunning courtyard in New Orleans. Enjoy the thrill of going through the charmed gate and making a wish in the Devil’s Wishing Well. Make your way to Pirate's Alley Café in the the historic Pirate's Alley.  Finally, finish your tour at the Lafitte Hotel and Bar which has been standing since 1849 when it was a private residence. Peruse their menu of expertly-crafted cocktails.

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What people are saying about New Orleans Pharmacy Museum

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 48 reviews

Mack was great. Very informative and funny. Pretty sure a ghost followed us home that night. My wife woke up with an unexplained singe mark on her head!!! Great tour. Highly recommend

Christy was a wonderful! Not only did we learn about the ghost stories but we also learned wonderful cultural and historical information!

Mac was AMAZING! Very informative and entertaining! Would definitely recommend!

Christy my guide was super funny and had a great way of telling the stories.

Trevor did a great job and the tour was informative and entertaining!