Who are the FOC?

Friends of the Cabildo is a private non-profit volunteer group that provides financial and volunteer support for the Louisiana State Museum, its projects and its properties.

Friends of the Cabildo Events Calendar

Click the photo to book our concerts, neighborhood and cultural tours, special events, seminars and more!

French Quarter Tour Info & Booking

Experience a memorable two-hour walking tour in one of the oldest communities in the United States: the historic Vieux Carré in New Orleans.

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The 1850 House Museum Store

We’re located at 523 St. Ann Street on beautiful Jackson Square. The Museum Shop helps support the Louisiana State Museum through sales of daily Tours and merchandise.

French Quarter Tour? Look No Further…

Two-hour general history tours, beginning at the 1850 House on Jackson Square, are given every day at 10:30 and 1:30.

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Expert French Quarter Tour Guides

French Quarter

French Quarter

Walking Tours

Special Tours

Special Tours

Group Tours

Become A Guide

Become A Guide

Historic Tours

Happy New Orleans Tourists

I really enjoyed the tour. Our guide was engaging and I learned a lot throughout the tour. I’ve recommended it to others.

- Melissa Tranman

What a great walking tour. The interiors were amazing. So much history and so well presented. I’ve taken friends to see it a second time.

- Pete Wise

We Look Forward to Your Contact

Written Inquiries

Friends of the Cabildo
701 Chartres St.
New Orleans, LA 70116

Email Us

Jason Strada
Executive Director
jason@friendsofthecabildo.org

Barbara Holdsworth
Memberships, Education & School Outreach
barbara@friendsofthecabildo.org

Sara Garcia
1850 House Store Manager
sara@friendsofthecabildo.org

Walking Tour Guide Program & Scheduling
volunteers@friendsofthecabildo.org

Call Us

Phone: (504) 523-3939
Fax: (504) 524-9130

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