The Claiborne Mansion is the ideal setting for both first-time visitors and honorary New Orleanians. As a cornerstone of the Faubourg Marigny neighborhood – a vibrant area filled with art galleries, jazz clubs, and restaurants â€“ The Mansion is centrally located just blocks to the French Quarter and serves as an elegant portal to all New Orleans has to offer.
The Mansion provides the discerning traveler the elegance of the 1800â€˛s with the comforts of the modern day.
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Kids Tour Too
Educational and entertaining tours of the French Quarter designed just for kids (6â€“13 years).
Trace the Footsteps of Regional Writers
Although the Crescent City is most renowned for its music, cuisine and architecture, New Orleansâ€™ literary heritage is as significant as that of any American city. Trace the footsteps and visit the inspirational haunts of the regional writers who have defined literature itself.
The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans
Americaâ€™s most beguiling metropolis started out as a snake-infested, hurricane-battered swamp. Through intense imperial rivalries and ambitious settlers who risked their lives to succeed in colonial America, the site became a crossroads for the Atlantic world. Powell gives us the full sweep of the cityâ€™s history from its founding through statehood.