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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.

New Orleans: Pub Crawl & Historical Chronicles Walking Tour

4. 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 42 reviews

This tour was awesome! Our guide Rob made the experience what it was, with his personality and knowledge we learned so much.. not only about the ghosts and voodoo but about the culture and history of NOLA and we had a great time doing it! I definitely recommend this tour.. I hope you get Rob!!

Our guide was Mac and he did a fantastic job of dishing the macabre and history of the French Quarter/New Orleans. It was a very small group but he didn’t cancel or try to put us into another time slot. We loved it and would recommend our guide and this tour group.

A very fun and informative tour, so many crazy stories, and it really helped finding our way around the French Quarter.

Our guide was very knowledgeable and funny ! Would recommend this tour to anyone.

Robbie was an excellent tour guide. He made the experience very enjoyable!