Musée Conti Historical Wax Museum
This place sells itself as one of New Orleans’ ‘best kept secrets,’ which is like saying po’boys are undiscovered culinary gems. It’s a...
Regularly rotating exhibits appear in the Williams Gallery, part of the Historic New Orleans Collection.
Musical Legends Park
This pleasant little public square is peppered with statues of some of New Orleans’ great musical heroes: Louis Prima, Chris Owens, Pete...
Double Play is technically a bar but this friendly spot is also drag central. You’ll likely see a lot of queens here ripping at each...
Bayona is, for our money, the best splurge in the Quarter. It’s rich but not overwhelming, classy but unpretentious, innovative without...
820 St Louis St · interesting places nearby
Hermann-Grima House information
Samuel Hermann, a Jewish merchant who married a Catholic woman, introduced the American-style Federal design to the Quarter in 1831. Hermann sold the house in 1844 to slaveholder Judge Grima after Hermann reportedly lost $2 million during the national financial panic of 1837. Cooking demonstrations in the open-hearth kitchen are a special treat on Thursdays from October to May; admission $15.