New Orleans April 20, 2018
7 Little Known French Quarter Attractions That Are So Worth A Visit
The French Quarter is so much more than just a collection of bars on Bourbon. There are dozens and dozens of hidden gems including restaurants, museums, attractions, and shopping opportunities just waiting for you to explore.
1. Pharmacy Museum
Housed in the site of America’s first licensed pharmacist, Louis J. Dufilho, Jr., the Pharmacy Museum showcases a unique and extensive collection of the history of pharmacy and healthcare in Louisiana. Admission is only $5 and worth every penny.
14 Chartres St., New Orleans, Louisiana 70130.
2. Green Goddess
Tucked away on Exchange Place, this hidden gem is perfect for a lunch with friends. Their outdoor seating makes for excellent people watching, and their menu has something for everyone. From traditional New Orleans cuisine to vegan-friendly options, this is one restaurant you simply have to try.
307 Exchange Pl., New Orleans, LA 70130.
3. Fifi Mahony’s
This funky little costume shop has been around since 1997, and it’s worth your while to swing by and take a look around
934 Royal St., New Orleans, Louisiana 70117.
4. Killer Po’boys
Located in the back of the Erin Rose Bar, this place is taking the po’boy to new levels. Internationally inspired New Orleans style sandwiches that will make your mouth water.
811 Conti St., New Orleans, Louisiana 70112.
5. Museum of Death
The Museum of Death houses a collection of oddities for all things morbid. From paintings by serial killers to body bags, this place isn’t for the faint of heart.
227 Dauphine St., New Orleans, LA 70112.
6. Hex: Old World Witchery
From amulets and charms to crystals and essential oils, Hex offers a wide variety of magical wares and ritual tools. While you’re there, go ahead and schedule a psychic reading with one of their experts.
1219 Decatur St. New Orleans, LA 70116.
7. Black Penny
After a day of walking all around the French Quarter, you’ll want to find a place to sit back and enjoy a nice cold beer, and this place is a beer lover’s paradise. The Black Penny features over 90 regional and imported craft beers. Swing by and enjoy the rustic atmosphere and try a beer or two you wouldn’t normally order.
700 N Rampart St., New Orleans, Louisiana 70116.
Where’s your favorite place to go in the Quarter? Let us know in the comments below!