New Orleans Botanical Gardens is spread across 10 acres of tropical conservatory, including a water lily pond, formal rose ... More
New Orleans Botanical Gardens
New Orleans Botanical Gardens is spread across 10 acres of tropical conservatory, including a water lily pond, formal rose garden, azalea, camellia gardens, and a horticultural garden. Scattered throughout are fountains and sculptures by world renowned artist Enrique Alférez (a New Orleans local). Take a guided tour or browse through the library and gift shop located in the lovely Pavilion of the Two Sisters.
The gardens are beautiful and the model train set up is fun to see. It is close to the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Sculpture Garden, so you can take in all sights in one trip. It is on the new Canal Street Car Line. It's a refreshing change from the French Quarter.
The Sisters of Ursula established Catholic schools for African American and Native American girls and set up the first orphanage
in Louisiana. The convent is now home to Catholic archives dating back to 1718. It is the oldest building ...
This Greek Revival mansion is home to original English and American antiques and eight acres of formal gardens and decorative
fountains. Although florals vary with the seasons, visitors can count on a spectacular display. Listed on the National Register ...
Louisiana Children's Museum offers a toddler area and children's drama, dance, and puppet shows. There are also art and science
exhibits, as well as hands on math and physics exhibits, and a reproduction of a television studio. Many of ...