New Orleans Entertainment: Gallier House
The 1857 home of renowned New Orleans architect James Gallier, Jr. is decorated and furnished in the style of the 1860s, and was rated one of the country’s top museums by The New York Times. Tours M, Th and F, 10 am-2 pm; Sa, noon-3 pm. $12 adults, $10 AAA members, seniors/students.
These events are happening nearby:
- 0.13 miles E - Farmer’s Market / French Market / Daily / The recently renovated French Market Farmers' Market at Ursulines and North Peters has full-service eateries serving breakfast, lunch and dinner PLUS a variety of fresh produce, fresh baked goods and fresh squeezed juices available from new counter-top vendors! Come check it out…open daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m
- 0.24 miles S - Drop in Tours with Dr. Charles Chamberlain / Louisiana State Museums / Every Wednesday / Join Museum Historian Dr. Charles Chamberlain on a journey through time in the historic Cabildo . The Cabildo's historic collection contains some of the finest and oldest artifacts documenting Louisiana history, from early Native American settlement through Reconstruction in the 1870s. Some of the highlights include Napoleon's death mask, and a visit to the Sala Capitular, where the Louisiana Purchase transfer occurred in 1803. There's also a large mural-size painting depicting the 1815 Battle of New Orleans, along with the original field drum used by Jordan Noble, a 13 year-old war hero.