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Backstreet Cultural Museum
New Orleans Top 15 in Must-Visit Museums

1 Reviews
Closed Open on Tue-Sat,10:00am-5:00pm
Address: 1116 Henriette Delille St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
Phone: 504/522-4806

What people are saying:

This museum is very small, in an ordinary residence, mainly about the cultural traditions of black New Orleans, there are many photos and real objects. For example, jazz funerals and black carnivals are all highlighted by the museum.

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  • RampartRambler
    New Orleans, Louisiana


    One of the most culturally significant museums in the country. If you haven't learned about the history of Black culture in New Orleans, you haven't learned about New Orleans.

    Reviewed on /Date(1589165043000+0800)/
  • N8285ULtinar

    A must see!!!

    The costumes on display are over the top AMAZING! Dominique answered all my questions about the costumes and their history. The second half of the museum gave me more understand of the first line and ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1581742636000+0800)/
  • bethtR5178EG

    Do not miss this spot if you want to experience a true slice of New Orleans culture!

    My husband and I happened into this lovely museum and learned far more about New Orleans history and culture than any formal book or tour could have provided us. The exhibits are detailed, gorgeous, ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1580867946000+0800)/
  • dianne C
    dianne C
    Gatineau, Québec, Canada

    Small but full of history!

    I thoroughly enjoyed this museum. When I first entered the museum I thought, boy this is not very big, but I quickly learned that there is a lot of history packed in it. We were provided with an inf...

    Reviewed on /Date(1580011855000+0800)/
  • judiriva
    Santa Cruz, CA

    Neighborhood gem

    If you are interested in the Mardi Gras Indian tradition or costuming, this is a treasure chest of imaginative one-of-a-kind, only-in-New-Orleans craft with deep roots. .

    Reviewed on /Date(1579927772000+0800)/

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