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Creole Death and Mourning Tour

  • Presented By Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic House
  • Dates 10/1/2021, 10/2/2021, 10/3/2021, 10/4/2021, 10/8/2021, 10/9/2021, 10/10/2021, 10/11/2021, 10/15/2021, 10/16/2021, 10/17/2021, 10/18/2021, 10/22/2021, 10/23/2021, 10/24/2021, 10/25/2021, 10/29/2021, 10/30/2021, 10/31/2021, 11/1/2021
  • Location Gallier House
  • Time 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM
  • Price $15 adults
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Join us as the Creole Death and Mourning exhibition takes place at Gallier House for the first time! Tour the historic Victorian townhome and learn about a time period when death and the macabre were pervasive. For Catholic Creoles in New Orleans, mourning rituals were an integral part of 19th-century life and a sincere effort to remember departed relatives and friends. This one hour guided tour runs the month of October only.

Tours will take place at Gallier House Friday-Monday, October 1st through November 1st. Tour times are 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM with a closure from 11:30-12:30 for cleaning. Masks and social distancing required.

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Gallier House

Gallier House, built in 1857 by famous architect James Gallier, Jr. is a Victorian townhouse with modern innovations and stunning decor. Step into 19th century daily life on a guided tour Thurs - Tues 10am-4pm. Become...