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New Orleans American Horror Story Unauthorized Walking Tour

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This in-depth, two hour walking tour is devoted to to exploring the significant locations in the historic French Quarter which were featured in the popular cult TV series, American Horror Story - Coven.  Your experienced and knowledgeable tour guide will explain the historical overlaps between the characters depicted in the show and true stories of their real life namesakes. You will learn about the evil murderer Madame LaLaurie and visit the place where her body was exhumed. You'll also visit the site where the Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau, once lived.  In addition to learning the rich history of these real life characters and visiting important landmarks from the show and their real lives, you will be taken through St. Louis Cemetery #1 and visit Marie Laveau and Madame LaLaurie tombs as well as Nick Cage’s pyramid tomb. On this tour, you'll walk in the footsteps of Fiona, Marie Laveau, Madame LaLaurie, and the witches.
  • Explore New Orleans during this “American Horror Story: Coven” tour
  • See French Quarter filming locations from the TV show’s third season
  • A guide tells you about the real people and places that inspired the show
  • Convenient and easy-to-find meeting spot at the Supreme Court Building
What to Expect
Meet for this “American Horror Story: Coven” tour at the Supreme Court Building in the French Quarter of New Orleans. Get acquainted with your guide before you set off on foot to explore some of the spookiest places around. Your guide tells tales about witches, ghosts, vampires, and voodoo, as you pass by areas used for filming the FX TV show’s third season. Your guide compares real-life people with those in the show and fills you in on who inspired some of your favorite characters. Stop by the LaLaurie Mansion, St. Louis Cemetery, and the townhouse used in the exterior scenes of “American Horror Story.“ Your tour ends at LaLaurie Mansion.
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Departure Point
415 Chartres St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
The LaLaurie Mansion, 1140 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
  • Professional/local guide
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry fee to St. Louis Cemetery 1 to see Marie Laveau's, Madam LaLaurie's and Nick Cage’s tombs.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 26 April 2019 via mobile

Highly recommend for fans of the show - and even those who aren’t. Great way to see the French quarter on foot. Loved the cemetery and learning about the history inspiring the show. Our guide was Bea - loved her! Video of us recreating a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joanne F
Reviewed 21 April 2019

This was the one tour I looked forward to the most. I have been obsessed with the legends and mythology of Marie Laveau and history of voodoo in the city of New Orleans since I was much younger. Terese was so knowledgable about the show,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 18 April 2019

We did the American Horror Story tour and loved every minute of it! We had initially booked to take the tour on our first day in NOLA, but unfortunately the weather was particularly bad with thunder, lightning and heavy rain so the organiser emailed early...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ladylusiphur
Reviewed 15 April 2019

We enjoyed the tour and our guide. Our teen was a fan of the show but us parents were not familiar with it (I watched some of the first episode of the Coven season on the plane ride!). We all had a good time. By...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank rudy646
Reviewed 30 January 2019

We had so much fun on this tour! It was cool standing in the same spots that they filmed and being able to take pictures and learn about the background of the show, but there was also so much more to it! We got real...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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7 March 2019|
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Response from shealafemme | Reviewed this property |
You are granted access to St Louis #1, but there’s not extra time to wander the grounds. The guide takes you through the cemetery and shows you important tombs. We did spend quite a bit of time there however. The day I took... More
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23 February 2019|
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Response from annjas2019 | Reviewed this property |
We paid a flat fee of $25. There were no extra fees to get in the cemetery, while we were on the tour. We did not go to the pharmacy museum.
3 January 2019|
Response from joic607 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it rained while I was on the tour
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