MUSEUM NEW ORLEANS – MUSEUMS NEW ORLEANS
New Orleans MuseumNew Orleans Museums – New Orleans has loads of museums and you can always find one to take your fancy depending on your particular interests. Of the offerings for museum lovers in the city of New Orleans please take note. You will definitely want to visit the two Art Museums. The Contemporary Arts Center and the New Orleans Museum of Art will just dazzle you with the many priceless pieces of art they house. You’ll want to include both of these in your itinerary.
The New Orleans Museum of Art began off as the Delgado Museum. This was funded by a donation from Isaac Delgado, a sugar broker. After the Delgado Museum had opened, Isaac Delgado on his death bequeathed it his aunt’s marvellous art collection. Now the Museum has a $300 million collection of amazing importance- special exhibits include Fabergé treasures, a Sculture Garden, Treasures of Ancient Egypt, and so on.
For all you history buffs you will find your share of museums to pick from. Be sure to visit the museum named after the very first pharmacist in America. The New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. Also, the Confederate Museum for any of you interested in the Civil War is an excellent choice. The New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum has magic, so they say and it will certainly keep you entertained.
There are many more to pick from. Don’t forget the Aquarium of the Americas and the Audobon Zoo also contain Museums within them so you’ll want to check them out too, especially if the children are along on the trip. In both places they have many interesting things and exhibits.
Have fun on your excursions because the Museums are made especially that way. You’ll love all the interesting facts you’ll learn and there are many interactive exhibits.
New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum
724 Dumaine St
504 523 7685
You’ll definitely want to experience the magic at the New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum. Here you can see representations of the practices of the Voodoo religion in New Orleans from ancient times to today. The Museum is in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Musee Conit Wax Museum
917 Rue Conti
New Orleans, LA 70112
At the Musee Conit Wax Museum see the history of New Orleans laid out in a very entertaining display.
Aquarium of the Americas
Audubon Nature Institute
P.O. Box 432
At Aquarium of the Americas you’ll see how the underwater world lives with lots of interesting exhibits.
Audubon Nature Institute
P.O. Box 4327
Play along with the animals at the Audobon Zoo.
Contemporary Arts Center
900 Camp St
504 528 3800
Beautiful art pieces can be seen in this Art Centre.
New Orleans Museum of Art
1 Collins Diboll Circle
504 488 2631
This fantastic Museum of Art, was originally the Delgado Museum and now has an amazing collection of fantastic exhibits.
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
514 Chartres St
New Orleans, LA 70130-2110
504 565 8027
This Museum is also in the French Quarter and is located in the pharmacy of the first pharmacist in America. It covers the fascinating history of pharmacy and healthcare.