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Ghostly Galavant New Orleans
"After your tour departs from Jackson Square you will begin to learn why this area is one of the most haunted places in New Orleans. You will head on down to the Ursuline Convent and learn why it’s known as ground zero for the vampires of New Orleans. From there head over to one of the haunted buildings investigated by the SyFy Channel show Ghost Hunters. Next head over to the Lalaurie Mansion the most haunted house in the city. Not only has its been featured on many paranormal TV shows one of its owners was featured on FX’s infamous show
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New Orleans Kids Only Exploration Tour
"Created just for kids. This tour is a perfect way for visitors to have a babysitter while on vacation and know their kids are safe learning and being entertained! All children will be given one drink and one snack halfway through the tour. During this tour the group will learn about New Orleans rich history explore Louisiana's complex culture learn about our cuisine see & learn about the architecture that makes our city so unique and experience that magical mystery that makes our city so irresistible! During this tour children will see McDonogh Elementary school on St Philip Street where kids just like them go to school right here in world famous French Quarter! The group will vi discuss New Orleans traditional burial practices
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Haunted Houses of the French Quarter Walking Tour
"New Orleans has always been recognized as America’s Most Haunted City. Accounts of paranormal activity date back to the city’s inception in the early 1700’s. Colonial governors wrote letters to the French Crown voicing concerns of civil unrest over vampi death disease great fires and natural disasters. Stand in the shadows of this brutal history and experience the chills for yourself. Our tour will tell of this beautiful city’s disturbing story.Highlights:Go inside a real haunted building and hear amazing haunted stories that have been reported! Stories you may hear on this tour include Madame LaLaurie the Pharmacy Museum
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Old Ursuline Convent

This old convent is the oldest building in the entire Mississippi Valley. It was established in 1752 by The Sisters of Ursula. It was used to teach school, house orphan girls and to tend to the ill....
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Paul2001
May 31, 2014

The oldest building in New Orleans

In 1727, the King of France sent 14 Urusuline nuns to New Orleans to provide education and healthcare in the colony. After tentatively establishing themselves in a succession of makeshift residences,...
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Jefie
Jul 26, 2011

Old Ursuline Convent Museum

The Catholic Cultural Center Museum on the grounds of the Old Ursuline Convent in the French Quarter is one of the newest museums in the oldest colonial building in the Mississippi Valley. It was...
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grandmaR
Jun 04, 2005

Old Ursuline Convent

This is one of the oldest buildings in New Orleans, completed in 1752. It was a convent for many years. Now, it's called The Catholic Cultural and Heritage Center.
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Tom_Fields
Apr 04, 2011

Old Ursuline Convent

This is one of the oldest buildings in the city, though I didn't go inside. The Sisters of St. Ursulina moved in in 1749 and ran a school and ophanage for the poor.
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Nov 23, 2002
 
 
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Beauregard-Keyes House

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Gallier Historic House

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French Market

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Getting to Old Ursuline Convent

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1100 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70116,

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  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Tuesday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Wednesday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Thursday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Friday 10:00 to 16:00
  • Saturday 10:00 to 16:00

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