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

CEMETERY WALKING TOURS

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.

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