The Best Museums in New Orleans

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Museums in New Orleans

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    The National WWII Museum , New Orleans
    Learn more about the planning and execution of D-Day at The National WWII Museum, where you can view American soldiers' private letters, weap
    Tours from $25
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    Sixteen attractions--including live insect galleries, interactive exhibits, and films all about bugs--make Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insec
    Tours from $24
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    Mardi Gras World , New Orleans
    Set alongside the Mississippi River, Mardi Gras World creates floats for the world-famous festival and its accompanying parades. Blaine Kern
    Tours from $20
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    The city park provides a fitting backdrop for New Orleans Museum of Art, which features art from around the world. With particularly impressi
    Tours from $80
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    Part of New Orleans' biggest and oldest museum of fine art, Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden contains works by sculptors from aroun
    Tours from $45
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    Where to stay in New Orleans

    Though you can walk to most tourist attractions in New Orleans from a hotel in the central business district, remember that many other parts of town feature less expensive and equally comfortable accommodations. Smaller hotels and private guesthouses in quiet residential neighborhoods offer not only good local food and spacious rooms, but can also allow you to explore the city's culture away from overwhelming tourist crowds. To reduce your carbon footprint during your stay, consider one of French Quarter's many green or eco-friendly hotels.
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