The Treme Cultural Walking Tour in New Orleans, LA

The Savvy Native Walking Tours1501 St Philip StNew Orleans, LA 70005
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Overview

Treme is located north of the French Quarter and is home to the first civil rights movement. On this walking tour, you will discover how Treme changed the course of history by creating community, business, and even the first daily newspaper for African American people. Often left out of the history books, this neighborhood enabled many to thrive in the dawn of a new era. Stay woke and reserve your spot today.

Good To Know

  • Tour duration: 2 hours.
  • Family-friendly.
  • Near public transportation.
  • Tour goes rain or shine.

Description

from Beyond the Music: Treme & Congo Square - Steppin’ thru the Soul of New Orleans Tour
The Treme

America’s oldest African American neighborhood was settled by Free People of Color and is known as the Cradle of the Southern Civil Rights movement. The Treme is home to the Mardi Gras Indians, St. Augustine Church, the oldest Black Catholic Parish in the United States, Louis Armstrong Park and Congo Square. The neighborhood’s architectural landscape is resplendent in Creole Cottages and colorful Shotguns. Soulful and Authentic, its streets gave birth to Jazz, a music that would change the world.

Exploring Historical New Orleans Neighborhoods is the best way to understand and experience the city’s unique history and culturally rich heritage. A walk down the streets of New Orleans earliest neighborhoods with their distinct and amazing architecture, historical landmarks, colorful characters and fascinating stories offer you a glimpse into what makes New Orleans Unlike Any Other City.

Come take a walk with us through New Orleans’ Historic Neighborhoods.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Beyond the Music: Treme & Congo Square - Steppin’ thru the Soul of New Orleans Tour

What are the hours of operation?
10am daily.

What should I bring/wear?
Bring water, throw on a hat, wear comfortable shoes, an protect yourself from the rain.

Where is it located?
Treme Coffeehouse 1501 St Philip St, New Orleans, LA 70116.

Is the tour appropriate for children?
Yes, the tour is appropriate for children.

Is the tour wheelchair accessible?
No.

Can I bring my camera? 
Yes, great photo opportunities.

How long is the tour?
The tour is approximately 2 hours long.

Can I bring my pet?
No, you may not bring your pet.

What’s included in my ticket/experience?

  • Visit America’s oldest African American neighborhood.
  • Hear the Mardi Gras Indians’ story.
  • Visit the oldest Black Catholic Parish in the United States.
  • Learn about Free People of Color, Creoles of Color and the African slaves who obtained freedom and settled here. 
  • Hear the story of Henrietta Delille, the Creole nun destined for sainthood, explore Louis Armstrong Park and Congo Square, the birthplace of Jazz.