Self-Guided Tour of the Louisiana History Galleries

Screen shot of mobile tour stop of History Gallery tour Learn at your own pace about Louisiana’s history with our free Louisiana History Galleries smartphone tour. The tour includes a gallery map and video commentary by the History Galleries curators about items on exhibit.

Bring your own phone or tablet to the Collection and watch for this icon in the galleries. We will provide earphones at the Orientation Center. Minitablets loaded with the tour are also available at the Orientation Center at no charge.




Architecture and Courtyard Tour via Cell Phone or Podcast
The Collection offers a free, self-guided audio version of the Architecture and Courtyard Tour by cell phone or iPod. To experience the self-guided options, you can download the 8-part tour to your iPod (THNOC Architectural Tour: Introduction and parts 1–7); it is also available through iTunes (search for "The Historic New Orleans Collection"). Preloaded iPods are also available for on-site use in the Orientation Center at 533 Royal Street.

For the cell phone audio tour, call (504) 799-0178 to be guided along Royal and Toulouse Streets. Building-specific codes are provided at the entrance to each of the Royal Street campus buildings: Merieult House (533 Royal Street), the Townhouse (714 Toulouse Street), the Williams Residence (718 Toulouse Street), the Louis Adam House (722 Toulouse Street), and the Creole Cottage (726–28 Toulouse Street).