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Hermann-Grima Historic House Tour for Two or Four (Up to Half Off)

Hermann-Grima & Gallier Historic Houses

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Shirley K. · 20 reviews TOP REVIEWER
· Reviewed December 24, 2016
Everything was good.

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Susan R. ·
Reviewed June 14, 2013
The tour was very informative and better than what I had expected. A great insight to the period of time.

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Marilee H. ·
Reviewed May 11, 2013
Interesting view of history through the lives to those who lived in the Hermann-Grima House. tour was well presented.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $12 for a tour for two (up to a $24 value)
  • $24 for a tour for four (up to a $48 value)

Guests take a 45- to 60-minute tour of the Hermann-Grima Historic House, a fully furnished, two-story house decked out with the cutting-edge technological and architectural elements of the 19th century. During the tour, visitors get a sense of what life was like in the 1800s, with opportunities to learn more about the period’s open-hearth cooking, mourning customs, and holiday traditions. Tour times vary; click here for available days and times. Speciality Mourning Tours run in October and holiday tours take place in December.

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required, check website for tour times. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses


At the Vieux Carré, New Orleans' famous 85-block French Quarter, modern-day visitors moving in and out of National Historic Landmark properties are transported to city's past while taking in the mishmash of architectural styles distinguished by colorful facades and filigreed iron galleries and balconies. The restored landmark property known as the Gallier House makes its home in the Quarter, waiting to dazzle with the 19th-century splendor that backdropped the lives of their inhabitants—a diverse crew of enslaved workers, tycoons, free people of color, architects, and robots—more than a century ago.

The Gallier House was built in 1860 by renowned architect James Gallier Jr., who also designed the old French Opera House and Municipality Hall (now Gallier Hall). Gallier ensured the house was ahead of its time by installing a bathroom with indoor plumbing, a ventilation system to circulate air, an attached kitchen, and a hologram butler. The fully furnished two-story house also contains a courtyard, carriageway, and slave quarters, and it inspired Louis and Lestat's New Orleans residence in Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice. In 1996, The Woman's Exchange bought the property, ensuring that it would be preserved as a museum and historic landmark. Today, curators illuminate the mansion’s history through frequent exhibits and educational programs for people of all ages.

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