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Lalaurie Mansion

1140 Royal St, New Orleans, LA
504 258 0760
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Considered one of the most haunted locations in the French Quarter, a peak at this historic mansion (circa 1832) will send chills up and down your spine.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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1140 Royal St, New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
504 258 0760
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This house is not set up as a tourist attraction and you are not allowed inside. It's merely a mansion on a corner. I felt negative energy but honestly I think it was more so because I knew that my ancestors once were tortured and...More

Thank Nishawhite25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The house is spooky from the outside and completely dark. Rumor has it that because of the abuse of the slaves of the owner of the home in the 1820s, Delphine LaLaurie, that the house is haunted and unlivable. Who knows? But there is a...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This house is not the original house that was built here. The tours tout it as a "haunted" place but its just a residence where someone made up the stories about slaves. I've looked and looked for some sort of factual basis for the bologna...More

Thank Brensin75791
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was cool to see, but nothing special. It's a private residence, but it was cool to just see the outside.

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Sadly it was close for tours and such it looks kinda modern guess new owner did not like original building meh

Thank venomnyc
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Look up the history on Madame Lalaurie who resided in this house. She tortured and murdered her slaves. On ghost tours, they point out this home. It is privately owned so you cannot go inside. Home looks to be nicely restored and was once owned...More

Thank SharonB231
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Look up the history of Madame Lalaurie, it will help you figure out the significance it has to New Orleans.

Thank eprater04
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I would like to take a tour and learn more about the history of this home. Beautiful now. I'm sure it's creepy at night.

Thank lynnxx77
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I missed this place my first time in New Orleans but didn't miss much. It is not open to the public and not marked in any way so it looks just like another large house in the Quarter. Not worth making a special trip to...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to visit on your own without a tour guide. Research the stories available online, go for a walk and enjoy the evening with a friend or lover as you drunkenly rehearse bastardized tales of what was once there.

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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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Liz S
Is it open for tours inside?
19 May 2017|
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Response from Milton V | Reviewed this property |
nope, it's a private property, but as a landmark you can see the house from outside, get the history and if you are lucky catch a ghost with your camera.
How much for the tour
28 March 2017|
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Response from Milton V | Reviewed this property |
I had a great time with strangetruetours . com, The mansion is currently owned by Katie Stassi-Scott, an interior Designer who restored the house to it's best, but being a private property you can't get in unless they invite... More
The original LaLaurie mansion burnt down after she left, the house on site is a replacement.
25 April 2016|
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Response from PetePope1 | Reviewed this property |
The house is privately owned & is being used as a residence. No tours are available except for the ghost tours on the sidewalk outside which tell stories about slave girls walking on the third floor roof and jumping to... More