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Things To Do in New Orleans - Attractions

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New Orleans Museum of Art - This museum is one of the South's premier museums and it features a wonderful permanent collection and Faberage Gallery.

Adventure Quest - Every visit is an adventure! The facility features a 6,000 sq ft multi-level laser tag arena set in a Mayan ruins theme, as well as a 9-hole cosmic mini-golf course, and bumper cars. Don't forget to spend some time in the arcade!

House of Broel's Victorian Mansion, Dollhouse Museum - Here, one can view not only the fabulous antiques that Ms. Broel has collected over the years (including a desk made for the Duke of Dresden, a piece of fabric from Egypt that is over 2000 years old, and a chandelier with hand-blown grapes cascading from its arms), but also view the dollhouse collection that has taken Ms. Broel over 16 years to assemble.

Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World - New Orleans' showcase of carnival, with thousands of sensational sculptured props and breath-taking giant figures on display all year-round.

Cajun Critters Swamp Tours - Discover the hidden beauty of the bayou on a 2 hour narrated trip. See alligators and lots of wildlife!

Rosetree Glass Studio - Come see glassblowers at work, and take a look around the real, live gallery.

Audubon Zoo - A worldwide safari awaits visitors to Audubon Zoological Gardens, where adventures take shape in such realistic environments as the Asian Domain, the African Savanna, the Australian Outback and the Louisiana Swamp.

The Howlin Wolf - A long history as one of New Orleans' finest locally owned and operated venues. Host of many different events and entertainment.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome - The versatility of the Superdome allows the venue to provide a wide variety of exciting events. Events include professional and college football games, festivals, concerts, and more. Home of the New Orleans Saints.

Haunted History Tours - For the best New Orleans Tours which are mildly theatrical, hugely historical, and thoroughly entertaining, Haunted History offers a variety of daily and nightly tours that will leave you...SPELLBOUND!

New Orleans Kids - Healthy, Educational and fun activities for Kids of all ages. 12,000 square feet of fun and activities for everyone to enjoy!

Marti Gras World - Take a magical tour of Mardi Gras World. Mardi Gras World is literally the place where Mardi Gras magic is made. Watch the artists of Blaine Kern Studios-the world-renowned masters of Carnival sculpture and floatbuilding-at work in their shops, sewing spells of wonder.

Steamboat Natchez - Experience the beauty and romance of New Orleans with a dinner cruise down the Mighty Mississippi River or enjoy a two-hour harbor cruise by day from the heart of the French Quarter.

The New Orleans Wax Museum - No matter what your reason for coming to New Orleans. Don't leave town without greeting the residents at the Wax.

Audubon Aquarium Of The Americas - Discover the creatures of North and South America underwater! Enter the Caribbean Reef through the Aquarium's 30-foot-long aquatic tunnel where you'll lurk with creatures of all shapes and sizes, surrounded by 132,000 gallons of water.

Beauregard Key House - One of New Orleans' best known historic homes. The Beauregard-Keyes House, built in 1826 for wealthy auctioneer Joseph LeCarpentier, is a fine example of a raised center hall house.

Slidell Little Theatre - Where the magic comes to life! Come and enjoy live theater with us. Six plays presented seasonally, see what is playing now.

Abita Mystery House & UCM Museum - This roadside attraction features a vintage service station, a 90yr old Louisiana Creole cottage, an exhibition hall of memorabilia, and the much photographed House of Shards. You'll see incredible handmade animated scenes of Southern life by Louisiana inventor/artist, John Preble.

Insta-Gator Ranch - Experience the life of Louisiana's most ancient residents - Alligators! See them in crystal clear water in the climate controlled environment of a working alligator farm, home to more than 2,000 gators.

Rivertown Museums - A sixteen-block historic district, providing family entertainment and an educational experience for tourists, business and convention visitors, as well as locals.

Historic New Orleans Collection - This must see collections of museums and other sites of interest museum helps you discover Louisiana's history and culture through exhibitions and guided tours.

Mahalia Jackson Theater - A Performing arts Theater with Live Broadway Shows as well as other live entertainment, striving to bring the finest arts & entertainment events to the Mahalia Jackson Theater.

New Orleans Botanical Garden-City Park - The fifth largest urban park in the nation, encompassing 1,500 acres. Approximately 14 million visitors come through the Park each year to enjoy its magnificent oak trees, picturesque statues and fountains, sports and recreational facilities, and historic buildings.

Honey Island Swamp Tours - The Honey Island Swamp is home to alligators, raccoons, owls, wild boars, nutria, snakes, turtles, bald eagles, black bears, and many birds. Be sure to visit us in the Honey Island Swamp and see one of the only remaining preserved wetlands in Louisiana.

Louisiana Children's Museum - Come Explore, Experience, and Learn at the Louisiana Children’s Museum in New Orleans. Find something new and fun to do each time you visit. Explore and experience 30,000 square feet of hands-on fun, engaging exhibits and exciting programs - all designed with curious kids (and grown-ups) in mind.

Preservation Hall - The Preservation Hall is a musical venue in the French Quarter founded in 1961 to protect and honor New Orleans Jazz. Live Jazz performances Thursdays to Mondays from 8 to 11.

The National World War II Museum - Using still images, artifacts, maps, documents, oral histories and motion pictures, the Museum highlights the human side of the World War II.

Global Wildlife Center - Get ready for a wild adventure at the largest totally free-roaming wildlife preserve in the country! The Global Wildlife Center in Folsom is home to over 3,000 exotic, endangered, and threatened animals from all over the world.