New Orleans, LA > Museums
07/09/2020 ~ 07/15/2020

Southern Food & Beverage Museum General Admission

 New Orleans, LA
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Free Admission for Ages 11 & Under!

Fried chicken and cocktails? Now that's a museum worth checking out! Shake things up and take a bite out of history with a visit to the Southern Food & Beverage Museum. This living history and food wonderland give guests an in-depth look at the roots of Southern food culture. Admission gets you into both the food museum as well as the museums of the American Cocktail's and La Galerie de l'Absinthe, which showcases the Absinthe collection of Raymond Bordelon and the storied history of the "green fairy" itself.

Activity Highlights
  • Self-guided museum tour examining all the cultures that create the South’s culinary heritage
  • Visit The Museum of the American Cocktail and learn about the early days of absinthe
  • Don't forget to get lunch or a cocktail at the famous Toups South next door
  • General admission includes free access to SoFaB's weekend programs, classes, and tastings

Duration: 2 Hours

What's Included
  • Museum access to the Southern Food & Beverage Museum
  • Museum access to the Museum of the American Cocktail
  • Self-guided tour of the museums
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • No service dogs allowed.
  • Children should be accompanied by an adult.
  • Must be 21 or older with valid ID to consume alcohol.
Additional information
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • The tour is held rain or shine.
  • Gratuities not included.
  • Tour does not have a maximum guest limit.
  • Kids 11 and under are free.
  • Wheelchair and handicap accessible.
  • This is a self-guided museum tour.
  • Street parking.
  • The Southern Food & Beverage Museum is open Wednesday - Monday, from 11:00 am - 5:00 pm.
Cancellation policy

Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival time to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. No-shows will not be refunded. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period.


1504 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113, USA

Southern Food & Beverage Museum General Admission

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about 4 months ago
I have been meaning to visit for years & I finally got around to it. My first impression upon walking inside was how amazing it smelled & I know I want to...
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Rowan P.
about 5 months ago
I love museums. While in New Orleans, I took a street car to this cute little museum. It had info and history for all the food and brands from all the...
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Tiffani W.
about 4 months ago
I love food culture, so this was right up my alley. For me, it was 100 percent an ephemera museum. There were no tours, no interaction, just a bunch of...
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Jeff O.