SOC News

We're excited to share that beginning June 1, 2017, we will be offering tours in Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 at 1:00 pm daily, in addition to our 10:30 am tours.
We are pleased to announce that the restoration of the Karstendiek Tomb is well underway - head to our blog to see more detailed restoration progress photos and information.
Save Our Cemeteries tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 makes The Huffington Post's "5 Best Guided Cemetery Tours in America." Our St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 tour came in at #3! Link to full article is available on our Blog


Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 - in New Orleans' historic Garden District.
Daily at 10:30 am & 1:00 pm.

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 - just outside the historic French Quarter.
Monday through Saturday at 10:00am, 11:30 am, and 1:00 pm. Sunday at 10 am.

St. Louis Cemetery No. 2 - a few blocks from the historic French Quarter.
This tour is only offered on the fourth Sunday of the month, and the second and fourth Monday of each month, at 10:00 am.

St. Louis Cemeteries nos. 1 & 2 Combo Tour - this combination tour is offered every Friday, Saturday, and Monday, as well as on the second and fourth Wednesday of the Month, at 9:30 am.

Reservations are required, so please book your tickets online. You must book online at least two hours before the tour begins.


PLEASE NOTE: Although SOC conducts tours 7 days per week, our office is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and all major holidays. Office hours are 9 am to 5 pm CT, Monday through Friday.

Storyville Cemetery Tour

Storyville Cemetery Tour

In commemoration of the centennial of the closing of New Orleans' infamous red light district, Storyville, SOC will be offering a city-wide bus tour, visiting the final resting places of some of "The District's" most colorful characters. (Note: The tour will replace the traditional format of our annual cemetery seminar this year.)

Saturday, August 12, 2017
9 am to 1 pm
Space is limited to 44 guests.

$50 per person
$40 for current SOC members

Seminar/ Lecture

Save Our Cemeteries is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in New Orleans, LA. Our mission is to preserve, protect, and promote the historic cemeteries of New Orleans through restoration, education, and advocacy.

Subscribe to Newsletter

Follow Us



Save Our Cemeteries depends on the kindness & generosity of people like you to support our work of preserving, protecting & promoting the historic cemeteries of New Orleans.