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French Quarter History Tours

Meet
Meet your seasoned tour guide next to the St. Louis Cathedral behind the Cabildo Museum in historic Pirates Alley.

Follow
in the footsteps of Creole ladies and gentlemen, scoundrels and scalawags, and priests and pirates in the oldest part of New Orleans.

Hear
eerie ghost stories, some of which are nearly as old as the city, herself.

Feel
the ghostly vibrations of residents who have “lived” here for 300 years.

See
orbs and other elements of residual haunting and possibly a few ghosts.

Experience
a special opportunity INSIDE A HAUNTED LOCATION.

Our Tours

French Quarter Tour

French Quarter History & Ghostbuster Tour

Most Popular Tour! • $25

Spooky and Fun  – Embark on a delightful and insightful historical and ghostbusting adventure when you join us for our nightly walking tours.

Cemetery

Cemetery & Voodoo
Legends Tour

New! • $25

Unearth the Legends of St. Louis Cemetery Number #1, the oldest standing “City of the Dead” in New Orleans. Entertaining presentation, historically accurate, five-star guides.

French Quarter Tour

French Quarter History & Ghostbuster Tour

Most Popular Tour! • $25

Spooky and Fun  – Embark on a delightful and insightful historical and ghostbusting adventure when you join us for our nightly walking tours.

Cemetery

Cemetery & Voodoo
Legends Tour

New! • $25

Unearth the Legends of St. Louis Cemetery Number #1, the oldest standing “City of the Dead” in New Orleans. Entertaining presentation, historically accurate, five-star guides.

Love Gone Bad Tour

Love Gone Bad
Tour

$275

Two-hour private tour for bachelorette parties. Dark and sometimes hilarious stories about love, lust, and betrayal plucked from our colorful city history.

New Orleans Skyline

Private
Tour

$275

We customize tours for any occasion to create a memorable experience as our amazing guides share an intimate knowledge of New Orleans that makes this historic city so fascinating.

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  •   i booked this tour as a gift to my whole bachelorette party. There were 17 of us and we all felt like our tour guide was rambling about random things rather than giving us history and facts. I’ve been on many tours before and this...More

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    5/28/2019

      I tend not to write much on these forums because there is generally an overload of review with similar comments, however given the quality of Brent's tour, i thought he deserved some recognition. Firstly, you are not out ghost busting, rather, they explain some of...More

    thumb Alltypes
    5/07/2019

      Just got back to our hotel having taken the Ghost tour around the French Quarter. We had Adele as our guide. She was great. It would be well worth asking for her. A nice mix of fascinating history and creepy stories. About two hours but...More

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    4/30/2019
  •   We enjoyed our tour. The guide Mimi was fun and engaging. She told us a lot of the sorted history of the buildings we walked by. She gave us a chance to buy a drink on the way and to use a restroom if needed....More

    thumb Ohioillinois
    4/22/2019

      Mimi was great! We loved getting some local culture with someone energetic and fun! A must do event.

    thumb Glenkeely
    3/06/2019

      12/16/2018 Booked with a lady named MIMI! Upon arrival the customer service guy “don’t know his name but he was very RUDE! Waited 10 minutes while he held a personal conversation then Followed his friend outside to continue the conversation for another 20 minutes and...More

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    1/22/2019
  •   I took this tour yesterday, with Mimi as the guide. I had a great time! Mimi is very knowledgeable about New Orleans history; I learned so much from her. Plus she's fun! I got to see where Marie Laveau is (maybe) buried and Nick Cage's...More

    thumb lyricnocturne
    1/07/2019

      The tour lasted about 1 hr 45 min. Not scary but gave us a good overview of the chequered history of New Orleans

    thumb ShreyasP15
    12/26/2018

      Booked with a lady named MIMI! Upon arrival the customer service guy “don’t know his name but you can tell he was g**” very RUDE! Waited 10 minutes while he held a personal conversation the. Followed his friend outside to continue the conversation for another...More

    thumb TONY T
    12/16/2018
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