TOURS

Historic and contemporary exhibitions of New Orleans African American Culture in the heart of Tremé.

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Tremé is America’s oldest neighborhood of free people of color, and home to New Orleans most recognizable cultural legacies: creole architecture, brass bands, second line parades, Black Masking Indians, Voodoo, Congo Square & the origins of Jazz.

The New Orleans African American Museum is located just 3 blocks from the French Quarter, on the site of the city’s first brickyard. 

Join us for a tour of the museums exhibitions and historic grounds. 

General Admission (with self guided tour)

Louisiana Residents 

Adults $10 

Children (under 12) $5 

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Non Louisiana Residents 

Adults $20

Children (under 12) $10

1 Hour Private Tour (includes admission)

For groups of 6 or more. Learn more about the exhibitions, historic campus and free people of color 

Louisiana Residents  $20

Non-Louisiana Residents $35

Children (under 12) $10

Treme Experience

Must be scheduled and paid for at least 72 hours in advance

Treme Experience offers a half day and full day tourist experience in New Orleans (historically called Bulbancha before colonization) now known as Treme neighborhood, the oldest neighborhood of free people of color in the United States. A half day begins with a walking tour starting at Congo Square in Armstrong Park and stops at Back Street Cultural Museum, St. Augustine Church and Petite Jazz Museum ending at the New Orleans African American Museum and lunch at Lil Dizzy’s or catered by Lil Dizzy’s at the NOAAM.

Half Day : $100pp includes lunch and tour guide


For a full day Treme Experience take a walk down the 5,000 year old Chitamacha trail (Bayou Road ) to visit Le Musee de Free People of Color, Katrina Memorial Museum and finally supporting the shops along Bayou Road and dining along the Bayou including Half Shell and Coco Hut.

Full Day: $200pp includes lunch, dinner and tour guide


contact info@noaam.org for membership info and group rates  

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