Friends of the Cabildo
1850 House Museum
The 1850 House is one of the apartments in the lower Pontalba Building. Madame Micaëla Pontalba, daughter of Don Andrés Almonaster y...
Sprinkled with lazing loungers, surrounded by sketch artists, fortune-tellers and traveling performers, and watched over by cathedrals,...
The lovely Presbytère building, designed in 1791 as a rectory for the St Louis Cathedral, serves as New Orleans’ Mardi Gras museum....
Pirate’s Alley Cafe
The narrow pedestrian alley hidden in the shadow of St Louis Cathedral is a natural spot for a tiny bar, and this nook fits the bill...
Café du Monde
Serving up beignets (square, sugar-coated fritters) and chicory coffee in the French Market since 1862, this is a stalwart of the New...
523 St Ann St · interesting places nearby
Friends of the Cabildo information
These excellent walking tours are led by knowledgeable (and often funny) docents who will give you a great primer on the history of the French Quarter, the stories behind some of the most-famous streets and details of the area’s many architectural styles.