St. Louis #1 Cemetery

St. Louis #1 Cemetery

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St. Louis #1 opened in 1789, the same year the US Constitution was adopted. This one square block is home to over 700 tombs and more than 100,000 dead! Visit the tomb of the Weeping Woman, the New Orleans Musicians Tomb and, its most notorious resident, Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau!

Quick Info

  • Price: $20
  • Departs: 11AM &1PM Mon-Sat. | 10AM Sundays

Detailed check-in location and information will be on your emailed tour ticket.

Walk through St. Louis Cemetery #1, the site of the classic movie "Easy Rider," as your professional licensed guide recounts the background of the famous and infamous people who are buried there.

Make a wish or cast a spell at the tomb of Marie Laveau - the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans - and discover how she was able to be in two places at once.

Listen to the evolution of Voodoo - which is still practiced today - and learn how it became such a factor in the Crescent City.

Learn about our unique above ground burial customs and the tombs of various "societies."

Note: This is a walking tour on uneven sidewalks and streets, so please wear comfortable shoes! During warmer months, we recommend that you wear lightly colored clothing; caps/hats and umbrellas are also suggested.

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Tour Pricing

  • Price: $20

Tour Details

  • Duration: Two Hours | Less than one mile of walking
  • Tour times: 10AM &Monday-Saturday; 10AM Sunday only.


  • Gratuities (optional)

Booking Info

Voucher Confirmation Info

Upon booking you will receive an instant email receipt with your mobile / printer-friendly tour voucher (e-ticket) to follow.

This tour accepts both printed and electronic vouchers (e-tickets). You can print the voucher and present a paper copy upon check-in. If you travel with a mobile device, simply show your Photo ID and present your e-ticket.

Local Operator Information

Complete operator information, including local telephone number and check-in location, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher (e-ticket).

Cancellation Policy

A full refund will be provided if the reservation is cancelled 24 hours before check-in time for the reserved activity. No refund if cancelled within 24 hours of activity check-in time. If the tour operator cancels the activity for any reason the reservation will be fully refunded.

Just took your cemetery tour with Mark last week and he was not only very informative but really funny and entertaining. Would definitely tour with...

Angela W. on St. Louis #1 Cemetery

We had the pleasure of getting Matthew for both of our tours two weeks ago (Cemetery and Ghost) and he was fantastic! So knowledgable, well spoken,...

Rachel Wickstrum on St. Louis #1 Cemetery

Fun and informative Cemetery Tour of St Louis Cemetery with Walter this afternoon. Lots of facts also about the NO architecture.

Audie S Adkins on St. Louis #1 Cemetery

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