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New Orleans Jazz Museum

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The New Orleans Jazz Museum celebrates jazz in the city where it was born. Through dynamic interactive exhibits, multigenerational educational programming, reaserch facilities, and engaging musical performances, the music New Orleans made famous is...more
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400 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116-2015
French Quarter
+1 504-568-6993
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you are a jazz fan you may love this museum. If not, I don’t think it is worth your time. It is a very small museum that can be completely viewed in an hour. Had we not been getting a meal on Frenchman St...More

Thank chris c
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are visiting NOLA before July 1, 2019 and are a fan of New Orleans music legend Professor Longhair, plan to stop by the NO Jazz Museum for a wonderful tribute to Fess on the 100 year anniversary of his birth. His life is...More

Thank TravelWriter48
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is within walking distance of the French Quarter just beyond the French Market. I believe admission was $8 for adults and also includes the old US. Mint on the first floor. The jazz museum is upstairs and includes in particular, famous jazz artists...More

Thank FrqtTrvlr14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for Downriver Fest. Clean bathrooms, okay food, great performers under the tent. Water fountain to refill your water bottle.

Thank harmsenom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for the Mint. The history of this short lived Mint make it fascinating. minting coins through the Civil War is really interesting. I just wish there was a larger presence for that.

Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small museum, but very informative, with a rich collection and beautifully curated exhibitions. I enjoyed the whole collection about Professor Longhair and loved that it was possible to hear some of his music — which sadly I had never heard before. The...More

Thank mariaY6426WR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is filled with Jazz momentous mostly on the second floor. The first floor has the Mint and is awesome as well.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a self guided tour through New Orleans Jazz. Fine exhibit with instruments, pictures, video and more.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 14 August 2018

We walked in and asked what there was to do? After a brief intro the young man said we have members who walk in and play their instrument of choice. And there was a chap playing the piano very well. They then pointed out other...More

1  Thank Howard J
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is in the old Mint. The mint museum is on the 1st floor. The 2nd & 3rd are all Jazz. A large selection of Jazz CDs are available for purchase in the gift shop. This is well worth your time. It's amazing. We were...More

2  Thank comanche12018
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Ashley C
31 July 2018|
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Response from Larry J | Reviewed this property |
Busy area. You may find parking on nearby streets.
4 March 2017|
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Response from BayleeB11 | Property representative |
Hi Janice, our concert and performance times vary. We typically have a free 2pm concert Tuesday - Thursday, ticketed performances on Friday and in the evening, but performance times and prices vary. Our concert schedule can... More