New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture & History
St Augustine's Church
The 1824 church is the second-oldest African American Catholic church in the US; many jazz funeral processions originate here. It has...
Backstreet Cultural Museum
This is the place to see one facet of this town's distinctive customs – its African American side – and how they're expressed in daily...
Louis Armstrong Park
The entrance to this massive park has got to be one of the greatest gateways in the USA; a picturesque arch that ought rightfully be the...
Mahalia Jackson Theater
The New Orleans Ballet Association (www.nobadance.com) usually runs a few productions annually. The season is very short, and is fleshed...
One of the city’s great lunch spots, Dizzy’s does mean soul-food specials in a historic shack owned by the Baquet family. The fried...
New Orleans African American Museum of Art, Culture & History information
Lonely Planet review
Well-presented museum exhibiting rotating displays of local artists and more semipermanent installations on slavery and African American history in a series of tidy Creole homes.