There’s nothing more meaningful than traveling with family, especially in New Orleans where you don’t have to break the bank to have a good time. Check out a few (or all) of our no-cost, kid-friendly activities that the entire family can enjoy.
Tour the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve. Grab the gang and tour the historic park on foot. You might spy a few of South Louisiana’s native creatures like snakes and alligators. Or, opt for an indoor experience and enjoy any of the free programming offered inside their visitor center. Activities range from photo exhibits, a variety of history seminars, arts and crafts and much more at no cost! Check out their calendar for more info.
Free museum admission for Louisiana residents. If you’re planning a family trip to NOLA from a surrounding city make sure to visit one of New Orleans’ many museums that participate in Art for All. Made possible by the generous donations of the Helis Foundation, Art for All provides all LA residents free admission to participating museums on select days, including the LA Children’s Museum. Check out who’s participating and what days you can snag free admission.
Street performances in the French Quarter. Dancing, singing, live art and magic are all among the many talents of New Orleans’ local street artists.