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1850 House

3318 523 St Ann St

Step back in time...1850 to be precise! See what domestic and cultural life would have been like here in New Orleans in this time capsule of a museum piece. Representative of an upper-middle class household in 1850, this house is furnished and patterned to take you back in history. 1850 House is one of the branches of the Louisiana State Museum here in New Orleans.

The 1850 house is located in the historic Lower Pontalba. Built in 1849, the Pontalba is the oldest apartment complex in the U.S. and flanks both sides of Jackson square. 


Tuesday - Sunday 10am - 4:30pm


  • Adults $5
  • Students, Seniors, Active Military $4
  • Children 6 & Under Free
  • Groups of 15 or more (with reservation) 20% discount
  • Multiple Museum tickets 20% discount
  • AAA 10% discount