A variety of tours are available daily at the Royal Street complex.

Adult and Family Tours
In addition to free self-guided tours of the changing exhibitions in the Williams Gallery, THNOC offers self-guided tours of the Louisiana History Galleries, as well as docent led-tours of the Williams Residence and an architectural tour of THNOC's buildings and courtyards. To learn more about specific tours, click on the links in the left-hand column.

Williams Residence and/or Architecture and Courtyard Tour (docent-led)
Tour: 45 minutes
Tuesday–Saturday; 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m
Tours begin at 533 Royal Street.
$5 per person; groups of eight (8) or more should contact Lori Boyer, (504) 598-7145; lorib@hnoc.org

First Friday 50-Cent Tours
The first Friday of each month in 2016

Friday, November 4, and Friday, December 2, 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 3 p.m.
Suggested donation: $0.50
As part of its ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations, THNOC is offering First Friday 50-Cent Tours. The first Friday of each month in 2016, we are presenting three tours for only $0.50: Architecture and Courtyard, Williams Residence, or a themed tour of the Louisiana History Galleries. November's tour will discuss free people of color, and December will focus on the holiday season in New Orleans. Tours are available at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Each tour is limited to 10 people, and no reservations will be taken.

Smartphone Tour
Learn at your own pace about Louisiana history with our free Louisiana History Galleries smartphone tour. Connect to the free tour at http://thnoc.toursphere.com or visit our app page.

Group Tours
Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
To arrange, contact Lori Boyer for reservations, (504) 598-7145; lorib@hnoc.org

School Groups
THNOC welcomes schoolchildren of all ages. Customized field trips—which could include docent-led tours, special lectures, or guided visits to our research center—will bring the region’s history to life for students. The field trips are available free of charge. Please contact Daphne Derven, curator of education, to make arrangements: (504) 598-7154, daphned@hnoc.org.

Tours for Members
Visit the membership page for information on curator-led tours of regional historical sites and private tours of THNOC included in selected membership packages.