BERGAMINI FAMILY TOMB

 

 

Stroll through the past and present of this fascinating city viewed through St. Louis Cemetery #1 (established 1789) with Robert Florence, author of New Orleans Cemeteries and City of the Dead, and New Orleans' top-rated guides. This burial ground reveals New Orleans history more vividly than any other historic site. Aboveground burial and picturesque decay combine with awesome architectural features for an unforgettable experience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       

From chess champion Paul Morphy to civil rights pioneer Homer Plessy, and from the tombs of French Impressionist Edgar Degas’ family and actor Nicolas Cage to the New Orleans Musicians Tomb,  hear the humorous, tragic and inspiring stories of numerous legendary New Orleanians and see many compelling burial locations, such as the notorious Easy Rider film site and the tomb of Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau.

 

   


 


ITALIAN MUTUAL BENEVOLENT SOCIETY TOMB


 
       


 MUSSON TOMB, FAMILY OF FRENCH IMPRESSIONIST EDGAR DEGAS
       
 



TOMB OF VOODOO QUEEN MARIE LAVEAU NEXT TO MORIAL FAMILY TOMB

 

 

 

 


Using Marie Laveau's tomb as a point of departure, venture into the mysteries of Voodoo, exploring the realities and myths of this curious phenomenon. Learn about its ancient West African religious basis and the crossovers it made with Roman Catholicism in slave-holding colonies, and hear about what current practitioners are doing.



 MARIE LAVEAU WITH MARIE LAVEAU THE SECOND

       
 


Tour visits Our Lady of Guadalupe Church; the former site of Storyville; Congo Square; and  the site of Marie Laveau's home.

PYRAMIDAL TOMB OF ACTOR NICOLAS CAGE

 

 

Priestess Miriam

PRIESTESS MIRIAM IN PRAYER WITH HER FRIEND
AYEDAA-WEDO BENEATH THE OBATALAH ALTAR

 

 

 


         
 
 

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Cemetery/Voodoo Tour

10:00 AM & 1:00 PM, Monday through Saturday
& 10:00 AM only on Sundays
at
334-B Royal Street,
in the courtyard of ROYAL CAFE BEIGNET
(next to police station)
Arrive 15 to 20 minutes before tour time

$25.00 - adults
$15.00 - students and seniors (with ID)
$7.00 for children 6 to 12
Free for children under 6.

Cash and Travelers Checks only
when paid in person.

Arranged Tours of St.Louis Cemetery #2 and discounted group rates available.
Phone: (504) 947-2120

Tour lasts approximately 2 hours.
Tours leave rain or shine.
(Bring a rain coat for the rain • Bring an umbrella for the sun)


ADVANCE PURCHASE RECOMMENDED.




 
     
     
 
Cash and travelers checks only when paid in person.

Specially arranged discounted group tours available!
Phone: (504) 947-2120

Tour lasts approximately 2 hours.
Tours leave rain or shine.
(Bring a rain coat for the rain • Bring an umbrella for the sun)