CEMETERY TOURS

Save Our Cemeteries offers cemetery tours in St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 seven days per week and a tour of St. Louis Cemetery No. 2 the fourth Sunday of each month. Each tour is a little over one hour and leaves on-time, rain or shine. Tours fill up quickly, so please reserve your spot in advance. 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, Monday through Friday.

Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 in the historic Garden District
Daily at 10:30am
Please meet the SOC tour guide 15 minutes before the tour starts at the entrance to the cemetery at Washington Avenue (across from Commander’s Palace).

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 just outside the historic French Quarter
Daily at 10:00am, and Friday & Saturday at 1:00pm
Please meet the SOC tour guide 15 minutes before the tour starts inside the lobby of Basin Street Station at 501 Basin Street.

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, at 10:00am
Reservations are required, so please book your tickets online.

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The Canal Street cemeteries
Group tours can be arranged by request

Metairie Cemetery
Group tours can be arranged by request

Depending on guide availability, tours can also be conducted in French, German, Spanish, and Italian. To arrange a group tour or for questions, please contact Lora Williams at programs@saveourcemeteries.org.