1.5 to 2 hours.
Make the most of your New Orleans vacation with a New Orleans French Quarter History Tour!
A visit to the famous French Quarter in New Orleans, known locally as the Vieux Carré, represents one of the most popular things to do in New Orleans. Founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville in 1718, the French Quarter overlooks the mighty Mississippi River and is steeped in history and tradition. You’ll find many different architectural landmarks that have each received designations of significance. The French Quarter itself is a National Historic Landmark with over 3 centuries of both decadent and dark historical moments in its past. Indeed, some of the French Quarter historical buildings predate the ratification of the U.S. Constitution!
Follow your friendly and expert tour guide on a journey through the history of one of the most interesting neighborhoods in the United States! Whether you’re taking a New Orleans trip for the first time or the hundredth time, the New Orleans French Quarter History Tour is what to do in New Orleans!
About the supplier
Unique NOLA do things a little differently. Standard tours but with their own unique flair. Designed by the tour guides themselves; active participation and question-asking is encouraged. Whether you are a visitor with a special interest in New Orleans, or a local wanting to get to know your city better Unique NOLA offer you a carefully crafted experience.
1.5 to 2 hours.
The New Orleans French Quarter History Tour starts at the Washington Artillery Park across the street from Jackson Square. The address is 768 Decatur St., New Orleans 70116. At the top of the stairs or ramp, you will meet your tour guide at the cannon that overlooks Jackson Square.
You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes prior to your departure.
Tours go on rain or shine. In the case of extreme weather (i.e. hurricanes or tornadoes) you will be notified as soon as the office is made aware and will be issued a refund or an offer to take the tour at another time, if possible.
Guests must be able to walk at least one mile.
For the safety of other guests and for their enjoyment of our tours, we reserve the right to remove any guests that are unruly or appear to be overly intoxicated. In these cases, no refunds will be issued to said guests.
There must be a minimum of 2 people signed up for a tour. If only 1 person has signed up for a tour, the tour will be cancelled and you will receive a refund. Or, if you wish to still take the tour, please contact us and we can find one that is booked beyond this minimum. Maximum group size is 15 people.
As a courtesy to everyone, tours leave on time.
Timings & itinerary are subject to change.
The New Orleans French Quarter History Tour is wheelchair accessible.
Senior rates are offered to guests aged 65 and over