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

    New Orleans Jazz

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Directions

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park
Visitor Center

916 N. Peters Street
New Orleans, LA
70116
phone: 504-589-4841 (Tue-Sat., 9-5 CST)


To reach our Visitor Center by car:
Travel on I-10, heading towards New Orleans. Exit at Orleans Avenue #235A and turn south towards the Vieux Carre (French Quarter). Orleans Avenue turns into Basin Street. Continue on Basin Street and turn left on Conti Street. Turn left on North Peters (last road before the river). Visitor Center is on riverside of street, past Cafe DuMonde, underneath Galvez Restaurant.

Old U.S. Mint
400 Esplanade Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70116
(504) 589-2266 (Tue - Sat. closed Fridays)
The Old U.S. Mint is located at 400 Esplanade Avenue, 4 blocks from the visitor center at the corner of Esplanade and Decatur.

Perseverance Hall
Located in Louis Armstrong Park
(504) 589-2293 (Open for Special Events)

Regional airport servicing New Orleans is the Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY).

 
Map of New Orleans French Quarter
NPS photo

Did You Know?

Piano player Jelly Roll Morton

"Stride piano" refers to a style of piano playing made famous by James P. Johnson in which the right hand plays the melody and the left hand walks or strides across the keys.