Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 - in New Orleans' historic Garden District.
Daily at 10:30 am.
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.
Reservations are required, so please book your tickets online. You must book online at least two hours before the tour begins.
RESTRICTED ACCESS TO ST. LOUIS CEMETERY NO. 1
As of March 1, 2015, all tourists are required to enter St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 with a licensed tour guide.
• Bike tours and other motorized bike/vehicle tours are prohibited.
• St. Louis Cemetery #1 will be closed Mardi Gras, Thanksgiving and Christmas days.
• All of our Catholic Cemetery gates are closed on Mardi Gras Day. Gates close early on the Saturday before Mardi Gras due to Endymion.
• The Archdiocese of New Orleans requires that you stay with your tour group at all times.
We ask all visitors to our Catholic Cemeteries to act reverent and refrain from any vandalism, littering, marking on graves, or inappropriate behavior. Please do not touch the fragile, centuries-old, plaster and bricks on tombs.
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