Longue Vue House and Gardens, New Orleans

4.6
#10 of 15 in Parks in New Orleans
Founded by philanthropists Edith and Edgar Stern, Longue Vue House and Gardens is a multifaceted historic estate featuring a world-class house museum and eight acres of stunning gardens that include an unparalleled collection of Louisiana irises in New Orleans and an interactive Discovery Garden for children of all ages.

As a National Historic Landmark that serves as one of New Orleans’ premier education and cultural resources, Longue Vue is open seven days a week to the public for tours of the home and gardens, special events and programs.
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  • We had the nicest tour guide of the house, she knew everything from the materials used to build the house to current events and shows that happened in the house. I loved the rooms the doors and the pr...  more »
  • Not the easiest place to get to if you are not driving, but worth the trouble. You can walk the gardens for free, they cover about eight acres, and are like going from one unique space to another. Eac...  more »
  • This is a fascinating place to visit. The tour of the mansion was interesting. We visited during a very cold January afternoon but still enjoyed walking through the gardens. I look forward to returnin...  more »
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  • One of my favorite places to visit whenever I want a work break. I go here to remind me of what's possible, the lifestyle I'm am pursuing, I love and enjoy hearing the story during the tour. I imagine myself living just as influential, this place influence me to keep moving forward in a way that provides for me, my family and strangers in the future. It's not just about what you accomplish today, but how will your accomplishments influence the future.
  • Such a beautiful and amazing house. The gardens are so beautiful and big. The tour guides are very knowledgeable and make it fun. The inside of the house is like something you've never seen. I recommend visiting this gem in New Orleans.
  • This is one of those hidden gems. The house is immaculate and the guide is very knowledgeable about is contents. The gardens are nice. It was a relaxing day.
  • Wonderful estate and gardens. The staff is fantastic here. A little off the normal tourist trail but well worth a visit
  • Lovely place. I go once a year before Christmas The rooms are decorated. Nice gift shop.

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