Williams Research Center
Now Original Pierre Maspero’s (a fairly middling restaurant), this was once La Bourse de Maspero: a cafe-cum-slave-auctioneering house...
New Orleans School of Cooking
A food demonstration – not a hands-on class. Menus rotate daily, but rest assured you'll be snacking on creations such as gumbo,...
New Orleans Pharmacy Museum
This beautifully preserved shop was established in 1816 by Louis J Dufilho at a time when the pharmaceutical arts were, shall we say, in...
Just as the best emperors are the deposed ones, the best bars are those that have seen better days. Having opened its doors in 1797,...
K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen
This place has only been around since the 1980s, but in its way, K-Paul’s is just as historic as Antoine’s. This is the home base of...
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Dedicated travelers and history heads should pop into the Williams Research Center ; if you have specific queries about almost anything New Orleans, the staff here can help. The archives contain over 350,000 images and some 2 miles of manuscripts.