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Save Our Cemeteries

1539 Jackson Ave, Suite 415, New Orleans, LA 70130-5858
+1 504-525-3377
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St. Louis No 1 and No 2 combo tour

Monique, our tour guide provided and excellent tour. I definitely recommend Save our Cemeteries to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
arsenofamily
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St. Louis Cemetery #1

Our guide, Brad, was very good. He was knowledgeable, interesting and articulate. He told fun... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MFiello
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Save Our Cemeteries is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in New Orleans. Our mission is to preserve, protect, and promote the historic cemeteries of New Orleans through restoration, education, and advocacy.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1539 Jackson Ave, Suite 415, New Orleans, LA 70130-5858
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Monique, our tour guide provided and excellent tour. I definitely recommend Save our Cemeteries to anyone wanting to take a cemetery tour.

Thank arsenofamily
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our guide, Brad, was very good. He was knowledgeable, interesting and articulate. He told fun stories, but he mostly spoke as a learned historian, explaining the history, customs and practices surrounding the cemetery's past and present use. Highly recommended!

Thank MFiello
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

With a limited time in Nola, one of the main things I had always dreamt of doing was visiting a cemetery. My cousin told me to go through save our cemeteries as it’s non profit etc. we did the St. Louis #1 because I wanted...More

Thank SuzieGlobeTrekker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you do one tour in NOLA, make sure its this one!!! My tour guide Monique was absolutely WONDERFUL! I really felt like I learned so much about the various cemetery traditions as well as other fun facts about NOLA and its colorful past and...More

Thank tds912
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tour was wonderful!!! We had Tracy as our tour guide and she was informative with all the history of the cemetery and of New Orleans. The bonus is she is so funny and makes the tour really fun. Would recommend to take this tour...More

Thank smithsmith17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You won’t experience one of these cemeteries the same without a guide to explain the how it all works and the significance of everything. Our tour was just over an hour and left us with so much cool info to ponder. It’s an added bonus...More

Thank Sara D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lisa was excellent from Save our Cemetery she was engaging, fun and kept it on a level for all with good humour. Would recommend this tour.

Thank victoriaandken
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 - very interesting. This organization is passionate about preserving the history in this and other cemeteries, and our guide was the embodiment of that passion. She knew her stuff, and was able to put it in the context of the...More

Thank CurmudgeonwithaK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rather than strolling through this unique Nola attraction on your own, best to hire a knowledgeable guide and support a non-profit at the same me. Our terrific guide, Don, had in depth knowledge of history which tied into the cemetery occupants. Save Our Cemeteries helps...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

10:30 tour followed by lunch at Commander's Palace across the street (25 cent martinis) Gayle our guide was very knowledgeable

Thank Ellen A
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Berniemd23
28 August 2017|
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Response from bekindtoanimals7 | Reviewed this property |
The ground is level & the pace is fairly slow. The only aspect I found challenging was the heat. If you go at a cooler time you'd probably be fine. The guides will probably be helpful if you need to take it easy.
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Beth L
3 June 2017|
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Response from travelerS_Korea | Reviewed this property |
Unless you're on a very tight schedule and think you'll have to go regardless of the weather, you can wait until the day of the tour with Save Our Cemeteries and pay at the gathering place or perhaps it's online, but in any... More
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MaryBethCroceBryant
10 April 2017|
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Response from catherineimboden | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you need a tour. They will not allow you to enter the cemetery without a guide. This is for the safety of the guest and of the cemetery itself.
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