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The building is known as the "treasure of the archdiocese".
New Orleans Jazz Museum 400 Esplanade Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It](504) 568-2566, (800) 568-2566
Its Royal Street Complex features seven architectural treasures.
The Presbytre 751 Chartres St., Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It](504) 568-6968, (800) 568-6968Louisiana State Neighborhood: French Quarter Attraction Type/s: Museum Description: The Presbytere houses an elaborate and exquisite collection of Mardi Gras artifacts and memorabilia.
Built in 1831, this Federal mansion boasts the only stable and functional outdoor kitchen in the French Quarter.
Gallier House 1132 Royal St., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It](504) 525-5661 French Quarter Attraction Type/s: Museum, Historic Home Description: Among the most prominent architects of this glorious era were the Galliers James and James, Jr. Between the two of them they designed some of New Orleans most famous and recognizable landmarks.
Completed in 1752, it is also the oldest surviving example of the French colonial period in the United States.
Often referred to as the Archbishop Antoine Blanc Memorial Complex, the Old Ursuline Convent also houses the Archdiocesan archives.
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas 1 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It](504) 581-4629, (800) 774-7394 French Quarter Attraction Type/s: Museum, Aquarium Description: Discover a world filled with 15,000 water-loving creatures, like graceful seahorses, neon-colored frogs and jaunty penguins. With so much to explore, you could spend all day at this amazing, state-of-the-art museum.
Steamboat Natchez 1 Toulouse St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It](504) 586-8777, (800) 233-2628 French Quarter Attraction Type/s: Riverboat Description: This classic Mississippi riverboat sails three times daily, at ll:30 a.m., p.m. Traditional New Orleans jazz is featured and the evening cruise includes dinner (reservations required).There’s a reason so many visitors flock to the French Quarter every day – both locals and tourists can’t get enough of the unique area’s unique attractions.