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Save $3 per ticket when you book your SOC tour online during the month of August! Just enter Promo Code: SOCAUG16 at check out.
Join Save Our Cemeteries for our next "Tombs by Twilight" tour on August 27th at 6:30pm!
We would like to extend our thanks to the volunteers from Bayou Preservation, LLC and Save Our Cemeteries who were hard at work last week limewashing tombs in historic St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. Thank you for your time and dedication!
Tour two of the oldest existing cemeteries in New Orleans located just steps from the French Quarter: this tour showcases local burial practices, history, culture, and the evolution of cemetery architecture in southern Louisiana.
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

CEMETERY WALKING TOURS

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.

St. Louis Cemeteries nos. 1 & 2 Combo Tour - this combination tour is offered every Saturday, as well as on the second and fourth Wednesday of the Month, at 12:30pm.

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.

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS



Photo credited to Sally Asher.

Join Save Our Cemeteries for our next "Tombs by Twilight" tour on August 27th at 6:30pm!

Save Our Cemeteries has partnered with New Orleans Catholic Cemeteries to provide a unique walking tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 at dusk. This exclusive evening cemetery tour departs from Richard Fiske’s Martini Bar at the Chateau LeMoyne Hotel. After a guided tour of the cemetery, guests return to the hotel lounge for complimentary drinks, appetizers, and post-tour socializing.

Save Our Cemeteries is very pleased to announce the development of a new tour, the St. Louis Cemeteries nos. 1 & 2 Combo Tour - we would love for you to join us!

Tours to be offered every Saturday, as well as on the second and fourth Wednesday of the Month, at 12:30pm.


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.

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