New Orleans Cemetery Tours

Join our Guides as we explore St. Louis Cemetery #1

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Learn more about the haunted side of New Orleans, and the people that haunt the city on our Cemetery Tour

Mark Twain nicknamed New Orleans' cemeteries the "Cities of the Dead." On the Cemetery Tour, you'll learn why that nickname has stuck throughout the centuries, while uncovering the fascinating secrets that St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 hold within its walls . . . secrets that have helped to make this cemetery one of the most haunted locations in New Orleans.

There are many notorious legends that will forever remain linked to the infamy of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1. On our Ungrateful Dead Tour, you’ll learn more than just the myths and ghostly accounts of historical figures like the Voodoo Queen, you’ll learn the truth behind the cemetery’s most famous residents.

Our New Orleans Cemetery Tour is the perfect ghostly companion to our night-time haunted walking tours. Peel back the layers of Haunted New Orleans by booking a ticket to the only New Orleans Cemetery Tour that delves beneath the legends to tell the true, grim tales of life and death in New Orleans. Are you ready to visit the final resting place of centuries-worth of New Orleanians?

When visiting St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, you must be part of a tour group - read why

  • The tomb of Marie Laveau, the city's most famous (and most mysterious) Voodoo Queen
  • The Old Mortuary Chapel, originally built solely for the blessing of the thousands of yellow fever victims who passed through its hallowed walls and were then interred in the cemetery
  • The labyrinth of tombs and wall vaults in the cemetery, and the famous people buried within.
  • and many, many more!
Monday - Saturday: 11 am and 1 pm
Sunday: 10 am
90 Minutes
Every night
Ages 12+: $19.99
Ages 6-11: $9.99
Ages 5 & under: Free
All Ages
Pet Friendly
Alcohol Friendly
Cemetery Tour

Where does the New Orleans Cemetery Tour start?

Our New Orleans Cemetery Tour starts in front of the Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes & Culture, which is located at 1010 Conti St, in the French Quarter. THIS TOUR DOES NOT START AT THE CEMETERY. Your Tour Guide will be waiting for you directly in front of the Museum.

If you are running late or need additional directions please call our office toll-free at 888-859-5375.


Parking in the French Quarter is at a premium. While you can take a chance and try for on-street parking, we highly suggest that you walk to the starting location of Cemetery Tour. The Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes & Culture and the cemetery are a quick 10-minute walk from almost anywhere in the French Quarter. You can also take a cab or a pedicab.

Tickets for our tours often sell out

Our Cemetery Tours in New Orleans often sell out quickly. Don't wait until the last minute to purchase your tickets. You can purchase them online or by calling us at 888-859-5375.