Museums & Zoos in New Orleans, LA


MUSEUMS and ZOOS in New Orleans, Louisiana We've compiled a listing of children's museums, zoos, planetariums and other attractions of interest in twenty major cities across the country. Also included are the quirky and unusual, like the La Brea tar pits in Los Angeles, the Dog Museum in St. Louis, and the Nashville Toy Museum! Be sure and call to confirm hours and exhibits before you go--these things change frequently, particularly at smaller museums. And go in the morning to avoid the crowds. But most of all, enjoy an enlightening experience with your kids! Here's the rundown for New Orleans: Credit cards listed are: MC (Mastercard), VI (VISA), AE (American Express), DI (Diners Club), DS (Discover), CB (Carte Blanch) - - - NEW ORLEANS, LA Beauregard-Keys House, 113 Chartres Street, Allow 1 hour minimum. Monday-Saturday 10-3 Admission $, phone (504) 523-7257. Gallier House Museum, 1118-1132 Royal Street, Monday-Saturday 10-4:30. Last tour begins 30 minutes before closing. Closed holidays. Admission $, Phone (504) 525-5661 . Musee Conti Wax Museum, 917 Conti Street Allow 1 hour minimum for the museum. Daily 10-5:30; Closed Mardi Gras Day and December 25. Admission $, Phone (504) 581-1993. New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, 514 Chartres Street Tuesday-Sunday 10-5, Admission $, Phone (504) 524-9077. Email: The Presbytere faces Jackson Square on the east side of the basilica. Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum. Wednesday-Sunday 10-5, Admission $, Phone (504) 568-6968.

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