Free admission for museum members in August and restaurant specials continue through September 5 with COOLinary New Orleans 

New Orleans & Company is proud to partner with our local museums to offer museum members and a guest to use their current membership to visit all participating institutions, FREE OF CHARGE, throughout the month of August. New Orleans Museum Month is a collaboration between museums of all sizes and genres across the greater New Orleans area, and offers locals the ability to experience the wealth of art and culture available in the city with just one membership. The offer is valid for two entry fees per membership. 

The seventh annual New Orleans Museum Month will feature a total of 23 museums including new museums such as the Louisiana Children’s Museum, the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, the Sazerac House and many more of our wonderful museums across the Greater New Orleans area. The full list of participating museums and membership information can be found by visiting  

Also, the 17th annual COOLinary New Orleans is currently happening now through September 5th. Enjoy special two- and three-course lunch menus for $25 or less and three-course dinner and brunch menus for $45 or less while you are out exploring a new museum. Visit for menus and more information. 

“After a year hiatus due to COVID-19, we are excited to promote New Orleans Museum Month once again,” said Stephen Perry, President and CEO of New Orleans & Company. “This is a great way for locals and visitors to support our city’s most celebrated museums that are so important to our culture and society, while adhering to mask mandates in place and remaining safe.” 

About New Orleans & Company

New Orleans & Company is a nationally accredited, 1,100-member destination marketing organization and the largest and most successful private economic development corporation in Louisiana. New Orleans & Company and its members and partners influence thousands of decision-makers and millions of visitors to choose New Orleans through direct sales, marketing, public relations, branding, visitor services and local advocacy initiatives at our New Orleans headquarters. Consistently recognized as one of the top five destination marketing organizations in the country, New Orleans & Company celebrates its 61st anniversary in 2021. For more information, please visit