• Wendell Brunious and band perform at the Old U.S. Mint

    New Orleans Jazz

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Frequently Asked Questions

When is your visitor center open?
Our visitor center is open 6 days a week, 9:00 am till 5:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday, closed Monday and Tuesday.

Where is the visitor center located?
Our visitor center is located at 916 N. Peters Street. Find a map here.

What can I see and do at your park?
Currently our "park" is located in one building in New Orleans French Quarter. The visitor center holds a performance area, exhibit space, information desk and bookstore. We have exhibits on display during business hours and also schedule special ranger programs and live music performances, see our schedule of events.

Does the park offer tours?
The park offer 2 separate self guided jazz history walking tours, complete with audio narration and brochures which are available at the visitor center or the park homepage.

Did You Know?

Dancers at the Pythian Temple Roof Garden (1923)

New Orleans style jazz was very popular among dancers, with musicians finding inspiration from the dancers and the dancers becoming more creative as the musicians challenged them to keep up with improvisation.