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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.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good44%
  • Average23%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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632 Dumaine St, New Orleans, LA 70116-3211
French Quarter
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+1 504-568-6968
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"newcomb pottery"
in 16 reviews
"free museum"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful pottery"
in 2 reviews
"small site"
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"self guided"
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"french quarter"
in 14 reviews
"interview"
in 3 reviews
"vampire"
in 4 reviews
"display"
in 10 reviews
"architecture"
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"scenes"
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"history"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is not a quintessential stop in a New Orleans trip, but seeing that it is a free attraction, so it's is a good spot to go if you have time to kill. It has several displays of pottery, which are quite pretty. There...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Free and open to the public. Chances are you’ll cross this in your exploration of the French quarter so why not have a look. It doesn’t take but about 10 minutes to see everything and the courtyard is beautiful. Great photo op with nice scenery...More

1  Thank Caroline L
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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We happened on this en route to a different attraction, saw it was free, and decided it was worth a peek. It was great to see the inside of a Creole style house. It was a self guided exhibit that included info plaques on the...More

Thank britthokanson
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LA_State_Museum, Manager at Madame John's Legacy, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

We are very proud of this gem in the Quarter! Dating back to 1788, it is a rare find in a much more modern world! Very happy that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

This houses is free and open to the public. It is a rather small home that is pretty bare asides from a couple pottery exhibits. There isn't much info on the home and I couldn't really tell you much about Madame John from visiting.There's nothing...More

Thank Chris N
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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
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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
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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.

1  Thank SimbiPetwo
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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
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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
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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
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