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

    New Orleans Jazz

    National Historical Park Louisiana

Operating Hours & Seasons

Please note our new reduced hours of operation

Visitor Center (916 N. Peters Street)
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The park is now closed Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) and all Federal Holidays.

Old U. S. Mint (400 Esplanade Avenue)
Our ranger contact center at the Mint is now open from noon until 4:00 p.m.. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. On Saturdays we are open from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Mint is closed during all state holidays. The jazz exhibit at the Mint, part of the Louisiana State Museum, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
For information about evening shows at the Mint sponsored by the Louisiana State Museum, visit www.musicatthemint.org

Perseverance Hall (Louis Armstrong Park)
Now open for special events only.

Headquarters, 419 Decatur Street: Tuesday - Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed Holidays.



Seasons
The park is open year-round. Several times a year the park participates in special events that bring enhanced opportunities to experience the city's jazz culture. April is Jazz Appreciation Month which includes French Quarter Festival and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. In August the park hosts the Children's Stage at Satchmo SummerFest. October is Jazz Awareness Month and the park boasts seasonal concerts for December's Christmas New Orleans Style.

Did You Know?

Kid Ory's Woodland Band - 1905

Edward “Kid” Ory, early New Orleans jazz pioneer, is credited with inventing the “tailgate” style of trombone playing.