So, you want to learn more about New Orleans? There is no better place to start than in the city itself.
New Orleans is a living and breathing history book. For starters, the city has several intact 19th-century homes . Many of these are historic designs native to New Orleans, such as the shotgun and Creole cottage.
But beyond its unique architecture, the city holds a vast history of its residents. In fact, several museums have dedicated exhibits that document lifestyles of New Orleanians dating as far back as the 17th century. From the humble developments of the Lower 9th Ward, to the elaborate artwork created in New Orleans during Carnival, every corner of the city has a story to tell.
We’ve created a growing list of several museums, sites, and exhibits to see to learn more about the culture of the city. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, there is something for everybody to see.Read More