"Educational walking tours of the French Quarter with historical focus."

Friends of the Cabildo provides financial and volunteer support for the Louisiana State Museum.

Who are the FOC?


Friends of the Cabildo is a private non-profit volunteer group that provides financial and volunteer support for the Louisiana State Museum, its projects and its properties.

Since incorporating in 1956, the Friends of the Cabildo has grown into a large statewide membership organization, a dynamic and motivating force in broadening and supporting the aims of the Louisiana State Museum.

Events Calendar


Ghostly Gallivant Weekend

October 25-26: Tours

10 a.m. – 3 p.m., every half-hour

October 31: Eat, Drink and Be Scary Costume Party

6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Our Ghostly Gallivant Weekend and Eat, Drink and Be Scary party has become such a hit over the past 28 years that tickets go fast. The Ghostly Tours will take place the weekend before Halloween (October 25-26) from the 1850 House Museum Store and because of popular demand we will have different ghosts each day for people that want to see both days of Ghosts.

About Tours

tourguide-small1Tour Times
10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
1850 House Museum Store
(523 St. Ann St. on Jackson Square)
(504) 524-9118
Reservations not Required
Tickets $20
$15 Students/Seniors/Active Military

Experience a memorable two-hour walking tour in one of the oldest communities in the United States: the historic Vieux Carré in New Orleans.