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New Orleans Jazz Historical Park

916 N. Peters Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130 USA

Free
Free to Visit
Open Now
Sat 9a-5p
  • Independent
  • Credit Cards
    not Accepted
  • Wheelchair
    Accessible
  • Public
    Restrooms
  • Outdoor
    Seating

“celebrating the origin & genre of jazz”

New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park is a U.S. National Historical Park in the Tremé neighborhood of New Orleans, Louisiana, near the French Quarter. It was created in 1994 to celebrate the origins and evolution of jazz, America’s most widely-recognized genre of music. The park consists of 4 acres (16,000 m2) within Louis Armstrong Park leased by the National Park Service. The park has an office, visitors center, and concert venue several blocks away in the French Quarter. It provides a setting to share the cultural history of the people and places that helped shape the development and progression of jazz in New Orleans. The park preserves information and resources associated with the origins and early development of jazz through interpretive techniques designed to educate and entertain. Located in the heart of New Orleans French Quarter, the park's primary visitor center is a good starting point to learn about our diverse opportunities to learn about the history and culture of New Orleans jazz. Ranger-led demonstrations, talks, video documentaries and live music are held at both our visitor center and the Old U.S. Mint six days a week. Stop by and listen for awhile. The Old U. S. Mint,features a world class performance venue and jazz museum on the second and third floors.

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New Orleans Jazz Historical Park

916 N. Peters Street
New Orleans, Louisiana
70130 USA

Hours

Open now until 5:00 pm
  • Tue - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Independent
  • Credit Cards not Accepted
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Public Restrooms
  • Outdoor Seating
  • No Wifi
  • Street Parking
  • Private Parking
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