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The Living Museum exists to tell the history of the Lower 9th Ward through oral histories and exhibits.
Admission is always free

  • The Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum


  • Our mission

    The mission of the Lower Ninth Ward Living Museum is to promote community empowerment through remembering the past, sharing stories of the present, and planning for the future.

  • Oral Histories

    Hear about the neighborhood's unique history, firsthand.

  • Exhibits

    The Living Museum features exhibits detailing the neighborhood’s history dating back to the 1700s, when it served as a colony for escaped slaves. Click here to learn more!

1235 Deslonde Street
New Orleans, LA 70117

Hours of Operation:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Noon – 5pm
Wednesday: Noon – 5pm
Thursday: Noon – 5pm
Friday: Noon – 5pm
Saturday: Noon – 5pm
Sunday: Noon – 5pm

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