New Orleans, LA

New Orleans' female-owned attractions and tours

Jean-Baptiste Dickens

NEW ORLEANS, LA - The city of New Orleans has various histories and unique cultures. Explore the aspects that create the city from the point of view of these attractions and tour companies owned by females.

Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum

The museum lies at 1235 Beslonde Street, New Orleans. The founders, Caroline Heldman and Ian Breckenridge-Jackson established the museum in 2011. Lower Ninth Ward’s history is told by local residents who live there. More than 60 residents of Lower Ninth Ward shared their experiences and stories with the living museum. To enter the museum, visitors are not charged.

Drink and Learn

Elizabeth Pearce, a drinks historian, entertains visitors with cocktail making and tells a story about the history behind them. The tour will stop by several landmarks in the French Quarter area. Ticket prices include the walking tour and drinks.

Le Musee de FPC

Located at 2336 Esplanade Avenue, the historical house museum is dedicated to remembering and honoring free people of color’s legacies. Documents, paintings, and decorative arts are presented here. Members of Le Musee de FPC are free to visit the museum.

All Bout Dat Tours/Black Heritage & Jazz

Founded by Mikhala Iversen in 2013, this African American tour offers Black life in New Orleans. Enjoy the tour to Congo Square, Armstrong Park, the Treme, and many other places with a minibus for around two hours.

A walking tour for less than two hours is available as well with different destinations. Take a stroll at the oldest African-American neighborhood in the US as you listen to the story of slavery, Black Mardi Gras Indians, and more.

The Music Box Village

Each house at the Music Box Village is a musical instrument. Take part and enjoy the first-hand experience of playing unique instruments created from different items. Located at 4557 N. Rampart Street, you can host an event here as well. Check the schedule before you plan to visit this village.

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