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Madame John's Legacy

632 Dumaine St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3211
+1 504-568-6968
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The second-oldest building in the Mississippi Valley and a fine example of Creole architecture, this center offers exhibits on history and Creole-style art.
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  • Very good46%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“newcomb pottery” (16 reviews)
“free museum” (3 reviews)
“french quarter” (13 reviews)
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632 Dumaine St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3211
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+1 504-568-6968
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Our carriage tour driver recommended this museum and the hours on-line and posted at the front door said they were open. We arrived and it was closed. We called their number and were told they were closed all week. Poor communication.

Thank Gerry B
Reviewed 28 April 2017

It was an enjoyable quick visit....free to public which was good to see...I liked more because of its historical value. Shows you what a home would have been like in its era.

Thank TM J
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This museum is free and in the heart of the French Quarter. Site of scenes in Interview with a Vampire, Jonah Hex, and many more.

Thank SimbiPetwo
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely exterior and courtyard in back, but current ceramic exhibit was a little dull and uninteresting to me.

Thank Kim Y
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a very special place in the heart of the French Quarter. We just happened to be passing on the street and walked in. It dates from the 1780s and the history and features were well described. Right now (March 2017) there is also...More

1  Thank rusalka13
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We found this museum wandering around the city on foot. It was a lovely surprise. It was a lovely, quiet space to be in after the noise of the French Quarter on game day.

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 28 November 2016

since this place survived some of the early great fires in new Orleans it is one of the oldest places in town. I like to look at how old places are constructed so I really liked it - others might be disappointed. can't beat the...More

1  Thank williamNola
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Considering the history of this house I was expecting there to be a fair amount of information as regards the history of the building but no, it was about it being a pottery and whilst the pottery was lovely, I was very puzzled. There is...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 24 July 2016

What a wonderful treat to visit this historic site and find this display of pottery. Absolutely breathtaking. Loved this house.

Thank GrammyRose2013
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great little free museum and is well worth a quick stop in to see some neat pottery and read about the history of the women who made it. The museum is only made 5-6 small rooms in total so you don't need...More

Thank Angela Z
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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