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701 Chartres St., On Jackson Square,
New Orleans, LA 70116
504-568-6968 | 800-568-6968 | 504-568-4995
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Property Description

The Cabildo on Jackson Square is perhaps Louisiana's most historic site. Here in 1803, the Louisiana Purchase was signed transferring that huge territory from France to the United States. Earlier, the building served as the seat of Spanish rule in Louisiana. Today, the Cabildo is a flagship property of the Louisiana State Museum presenting permanent and changing exhibits. Now on view: From "Dirty Shirts" to Buccanners: The Battle of New Orleans in American Culture.  

The Cabildo on Jackson Square is one of America's most historic buildings.
The Cabildo on Jackson Square is one of America's most historic buildings.
Amenities
Category
  • Civil War Site
  • Living History Performance
  • Memorial/Monument
  • Walking Tours
Designations
  • National Register of Historic Places
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
Discounts
  • Military Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Student Discount
General Information
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Payment Options
  • Cash
  • MasterCard
  • Travelers Checks
  • Visa
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages