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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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  •   The tour was informative and entertaining! Easy to find the starting point. We were greeted warmly and our tour guide James was very good. He shared a lot of interesting information about New Orleans history and it’s spooky past. Would definitely recommend.

    thumb rachelellenmathias
    10/12/2018

      Had a blast! Learned a lot about the city and some pretty good tales! Thanks adelle!! Would do it again!

    thumb Chris112192
    10/08/2018

      We stumbled into the ghost tour alley on our way home from dinner one night and ended up chatting with Mikka, he was a nice guy and super funny and turns out the guide to an upcoming ghost tour- we thought what the hell and...More

    thumb Joy L
    10/08/2018
  •   I was greeted by Zach, a very friendly young man, at the French Quarter History Tour office just off of Pirates Alley, next to Pirates Alley Cafe were you can grab a drink and wait for the tour here, near St Louis Cathedral. Zach was...More

    thumb Paw262018
    10/02/2018

      Loved learning about the history of the various French Quarter buildings as tied into their ghost stories. Very indepth and ended at the oldest bar in the US, perfect ending! Highlight was definitely reaching into the bars to see if my fingers got touched... terrifying.

    thumb raechyl2018
    9/19/2018

      We are regularly in the city and have done a fair share of the tours available. This one by far surpassed the others.

    thumb Brenda P
    9/11/2018
  •   The tour was great. Our guide Carmel was really good and was very informative! We loved it!!! Will definitely do it again on our next trip!!

    thumb Kendra B
    9/03/2018

      We had an amazing time learning about the ghost stories in the French Quarter. Carmel was very knowledgeable and told the stories exactly like they were which was nice. Carmel was s great host and storyteller. I will definitely recommend this tour to others!

    thumb Kolby W
    8/29/2018

      We had an amazing time learning about the ghost stories in the French Quarter. Carmel was very knowledgeable and told the stories exactly like they were which was nice. Carmel was s great host and storyteller. I will definitely recommend this tour to others!

    thumb Wanderer780348
    8/29/2018
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