Cities of The Dead Cemetery History Tour

What to expect
  • Take a historical daytime adventure through New Orleans Cemetery
  • Listen as your tour guide shares information about tomb architecture, burial procedures, and historical happenings
  • Visit the tomb of an infamous Voodoo Queen
  • Explore a side of New Orleans you’ve never seen
Stroll through the New Orleans Cemetery and discover an entirely new chapter in the city’s history you’ve probably never considered: the history of the dead. Your tour guide will lead the way as you walk through rows of tombstones and explore the unique architecture that surrounds you. You’ll learn about burial procedures and traditions that date back hundreds of years, exploring both the ways in which these traditions have transformed and the ways they have remained the same. You’ll also visit the grave of the infamous Voodoo Queen, Marie Laveau, and hear about her place in the city’s unique history.

Note: The exact meeting location is given upon confirmation of booking. Tours run rain or shine.
Key Highlights
Price $25.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
There are no refunds; all sales are final. Tours run rain or shine.

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