Tour of the Backstreet Cultural Museum - New Orleans

New Orleans

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What you will do

Every inch of the Backstreet Cultural Museum—from the front porch, to the pictures that adorn the wall, to the costumes and artifacts—contains a story.

The Backstreet Cultural Museum provides guided tours that encourage visitors to learn more about why New Orleans’ processional traditions are so important.

Visit us, and allow our tour guides to help you discover, or rediscover, New Orleans’ African American culture.

We welcome school field trips and group tours year-round.



Tuesday through Friday: 10am to 4pm Saturday: 10am-3pm

Activitiy Location

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Location Note

The Backstreet Cultural Museum is located at 1116 Saint Claude Ave., in New Orleans’ historic Tremé neighborhood, near the French Quarter.

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Backstreet Cultural Museum

The Backstreet Cultural Museum officially opened its doors in 1999. However, its origins can be traced back three decades to when Sylvester Francis paraded with the Gentlemen of Leisure Social Aid & Pleasure Club. A man photographing the parade wanted Francis to pay $35.00 for his own photograph. To avoid such costs in the future, Francis bought both a Super 8 mm camera and a still camera and began documenting Carnival celebrations,second-line parades, and jazz funerals throughout
New Orleans.

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  • The coupon will be valid for 12 months from the purchase date.
  • General cancellation policy applies.
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