Edgar Degas House Creole Impressionist Tour
Enjoy the tree lined Esplanade Avenue and discover the story of the French Creoles, including Edgar Degas and his maternal family, hosted by the Great-Grand Nieces of the artist himself. This documented historical tour includes exploring both Degas houses and viewing the award winning documentary "Degas in New Orleans, a Creole Sojourn". Also included is the Creole Neighborhood of Edgar Degas Walking Tour, which explores references to the neighborhood included in Degas' New Orleans letters.
Daily Tours: 10:30 am and 1:45 pm (Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour.); Breakfast and Tour: 9:00 am breakfast, tour at 10:30 am (Reservations required)
From I-10 W.: Take City Park exit, turn right onto City Park Ave. Continue 2 mi. and merge left onto Carrollton Ave. Get in right lane and make a right across the Bayou Bridge onto Esplanade Ave. House is on the right at the corner of Esplanade & N. Tonti St. From I-10 E.: (Airport/Baton Rouge) Take Esplanade Ave. exit. Make a left at light under Interstate onto Esplanade. Go through 2 lights (approx. 1 mi.) House is on left at corner of Esplanade and N. Tonti St.