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Edgar Degas House Museum Guided Tour

 New Orleans, LA
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UNIQUE ACTIVITY! This tour is led by the family of French artist Edgar Degas!

Enjoy oak tree lined Esplanade Avenue and discover the story of the French Creoles, including Edgar Degas and his maternal family, hosted by either a docent or the Great-Grand Nieces of the artist himself! This documented historical tour includes exploring both Degas houses, which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and viewing the award winning documentary "Degas in New Orleans, a Creole Sojourn". Also included is the Creole Neighborhood of Edgar Degas Walking Tour, which explores references to the neighborhood included in Degas' New Orleans letters.

Activity Highlights
  • Guided tour of Edgar Degas House Museum by Great-Grand Nieces of Degas or docent
  • See the personal studio and bedroom of Edgar Degas
  • Enjoy the "Degas Neighborhood Walking Tour"
  • View the award-winning documentary "Degas in New Orleans, a Creole Sojourn"

Duration: 2 Hrs.

What's Included
  • Guided tour of Edgar Degas House Museum
  • Degas Neighborhood Walking Tour
  • Viewing of the award-winning documentary "Degas in New Orleans, a Creole Sojourn"
What to bring
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Umbrella, in case of rain
  • Not handicap accessible.
  • Due to the historic nature of the home, access to the second floor is by stairs only.
Additional information
  • Free street parking is available on-site.
  • The Degas House is open Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, and Saturday from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.
  • Rates are per person and do not include gratuity to guides.
  • A standard gratuity of 15-20% is recommended.

2306 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA

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about 2 years ago
This review is only for the house tour, as I did not stay in the B&B or use their catering/event space.I booked the tour online very easily. The tour...
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Ash O.
about 2 months ago
If you choose to stay here, don't accept the Carrie Room. There are no windows and thus no natural light or airflow in the room. It's not even an enjoyable...
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Bougie P.
about 2 years ago
We wanted this to be a good tour and experience. Unfortunately it just wasn't. As a fan of Degas and his works I knew we'd be visiting the house and not an...
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Drew M.