New Orleans

Reviewing the National WWII Museum – New Orleans

  The National WWII Museum 945 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70130 GRADING – B Museum Exhibits and Store Hours: Open 7 days a week, 9:00am – 5:00 pm (except Mardi Gras Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Eve/Day) For more information on hours of operation, click here. Admission prices: (sales tax not included) Adult – $26 for museum only, $31 for museum + movie or submarine experience, $36 for museum + both movie and submarine experience Seniors (65+) – $22.50 for museum only, $27.50 for museum + movie or submarine experience, $32.50 for museum + both movie and submarine experience Students…

Visiting a New Orleans Cemetery

A Visit to St. Louis Cemetery #3 3421 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA 70112 Hours: Monday thru Saturday: 8am – 4:30pm; Sunday: 8am – 4pm Free street parking  New Orleans has many nicknames: Crescent City; the Big Easy; and America’s Most Interesting City. Perhaps so interesting that their cemeteries even have a nickname: Cities of the Dead. As most people know, cemeteries in New Orleans are built above ground, using vaults, walls, and mausoleums, because of the city’s tendency to flood. Centuries ago, residents learned the hard way that in-ground burial wouldn’t…

Swamp Tours with Cajun Encounters

Cajun Encounters Tour Company Swamp Tour Located at 55345 on US-90 in Slidell, LA GRADING Overall Score: A Cost: B (Without hotel pickup, adults: $29, kids 12 and under: $19) Fun Potential: B Recommended?: Yes…

A Visit to Besthoff Sculpture Garden – City Park, New Orleans

Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden – New Orleans Museum of Art One Collins C. Diboll Circle, City Park New Orleans, Louisiana GRADING: A Touring Information: Admission Fee: FREE Monday – Friday: 10am – 6pm Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 5pm Open 7 days a week (closed on holidays) Outside the New Orleans Museum of Art, you can find the 5 acre Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden in a beautiful wooded setting. Located within City Park, this garden of art also contains a lagoon, sitting areas, a garden of irises, and moss-covered oak trees.  Created in 2003, the…