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New Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum

724 Dumaine St, French Quarter, At Bourbon, New Orleans, LA 70116-3140
+1 504-523-7685
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Too small

This place is tiny! Really odd! It is two small rooms and you have to squeeze through a small... read more

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Donald G
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Small museum

We were really looking forward to visiting this museum. Admission was $5 per person. You're to take... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
YseniaGallegos
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There's just enough voodoo lore here to introduce you to the history and culture of this spiritual practice and to tempt you to bring home a love potion or voodoo doll as a souvenir. Guided swamp, plantation and cemetery tours are available.
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  • Average27%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible9%
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724 Dumaine St, French Quarter, At Bourbon, New Orleans, LA 70116-3140
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place is tiny! Really odd! It is two small rooms and you have to squeeze through a small hallway to get to the rooms, it is mostly a lot of reading.

Thank Donald G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to visiting this museum. Admission was $5 per person. You're to take a paper when entering that provides a brief summary of voodoo history and symbols. The museum was that of two small rooms. There was plenty to read and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not quite a museum, more like 3 small rooms piled high with what you would think was junk (cigarettes, liquor bottles, tampons, chapsticks). But for just $5 you can get a small intro into what voodoo is...I guess i was just expecting something else. Probably...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

2 tiny rooms crammed with junk and so dirty . $5 gets you nothing. A dirty guide that you can read thru. You would think that you get what you pay for. But if 5 minutes is $5 , that equals $1 / minute and...More

Thank Bingitt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The history I learnt at this museum, open my mind to the true New Orleans culture, I done the complete tour, including the cemetery. It was most fascinating learning about Marie Laveau our historian had me hooked and I wanted to learn more it was...More

Thank Lloyd M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's more like a small store with two rooms in the back, which takes maybe ten minutes to finish viewing. But there's quite some information and interesting stuff to see. One could learn a lot about the Voodoo cultural heritage from Africa. And with one...More

Thank VivianZhan
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can be in and out within 15 minutes (5 of which you spend attempting to squeak past other people in the tiny hallway/rooms). This attraction allows as many people in as are present, so naturally, it gets super crowded and claustrophobic. There is some...More

1  Thank eirmcentee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You pay $5 to a lady sitting behind a chair as soon as you enter and then you wait until she gives you the all clear to go in. I thought, oh this must be her magic working and the spirits tell her when you...More

1  Thank Skiingk
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2 tiny rooms with just junk inside - this is no museum. We were wondering how it only cost 5 bucks per person to enter, but after doing the "tour" even that amount seems too much for this place. Skip and do anything else literally!

2  Thank Rajat J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It wasn't my favorite stop in New Orleans but it also wan't my least favorite. It is very small and can get crowded but some of the pieces were interesting. It did make me a bit nervous to walk through as I didn't want to...More

Thank Stasia B
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Diane B
29 December 2015|
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Response from AnthonyAlyssa |
Posted admission is 7$ for adults and slightly less for kids but they often change it based on a whim I've found. we paid 8$ for two adults the day we went.
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caofili
10 March 2015|
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Response from Phat_Unicorn | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure, but I'd guess it's because at night in New Orleans, some neighborhoods can become a little 'rowdy' with a lot of intoxicated tourists, and if a lot of drunks go stampeding through the museum, they... More
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