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Historic Voodoo Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana

 
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papillon's pictureby papillon History & Culture travel tip
added on the 28th of August, 2010
Voodoo is an important part of New Orleans culture, and not only because it is still practiced by some, in the form of gris-gris and other spells, but because there have been some influential voodoo queens in the city (Marie Laveau)and there is even a museum dedicated to all things voodoo. The museum in small but full of interesting relics and lore.

You can get some voodoo supplies like candles and dolls in the gift shop, and you can also book cemetery tours.

Address:
724 Dumaine St, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA

Price:
$7.00 General Admission
$5.50 Seniors, Military, College Students
$4.50 High School Students
$3.50 Under Age 12

Opening Hours:
10:00am until 6:00pm, seven days a week

On the web:
http://www.voodoomuseum.com/

 
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Of course there are a few residents that consider themselves detached from all vice and try to make a difference but they are present in small numbers. So no famous churches to visit just a famous voodoo shop full of stuff they use for performing their magic. Actually a famous place to visit is not a church but a tomb where a former well known voodoo female priest is buried. Quite spooky! [...]
 
 
 

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