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Lalaurie Mansion

1140 Royal St, New Orleans, LA
+1 504-258-0760
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Considered one of the most haunted locations in the French Quarter, a peak at this historic mansion (circa 1832) will send chills up and down your spine.
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  • Average23%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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1140 Royal St, New Orleans, LA
French Quarter
+1 504-258-0760
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If your not bewildered by flocks and flocks of tourists and tour companies, just walk down the street to the corner of Gov. Nichols and Royal. Take a few pictures, especially at night. You may find orbs, or actual apparitions. It IS the mansion that...More

Thank hellfirekeep
Reviewed 3 days ago

The walk down Royal St to this house is very enjoyable and littered with stunning art shops! The outside of the house was beautiful and we got our share of pictures! There were plenty of American Horror Story enthusiasts taking pictures as well. The Halloween...More

Thank gracengoats
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

interesting story line. We had to visit it and it was beautiful with a creepy story behind it. i would take a tour as well to get more information from locals.

Thank tracy f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a lot of stories that going around regarding this location, whether they be true or false. There is very little except the address to point out that this is actually the Lalaurie Mansion and it's relatively easy to miss. With that said, I...More

Thank BillieGirl20
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Lalaurie Mansion is a popular attraction that you are not allowed into. The best you can do is a tour that gets you to stand outside and hear the tale of how the house is haunted and the atrocities that took place there. IF this...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This house is not set up as a tourist attraction and you are not allowed inside. It's merely a mansion on a corner. I felt negative energy but honestly I think it was more so because I knew that my ancestors once were tortured and...More

4  Thank Nishawhite25
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The house is spooky from the outside and completely dark. Rumor has it that because of the abuse of the slaves of the owner of the home in the 1820s, Delphine LaLaurie, that the house is haunted and unlivable. Who knows? But there is a...More

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This house is not the original house that was built here. The tours tout it as a "haunted" place but its just a residence where someone made up the stories about slaves. I've looked and looked for some sort of factual basis for the bologna...More

1  Thank Brensin75791
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

It was cool to see, but nothing special. It's a private residence, but it was cool to just see the outside.

Thank Pete B
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Sadly it was close for tours and such it looks kinda modern guess new owner did not like original building meh

Thank venomnyc
French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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Liz S
19 May 2017|
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Response from Milton V | Reviewed this property |
nope, it's a private property, but as a landmark you can see the house from outside, get the history and if you are lucky catch a ghost with your camera.
28 March 2017|
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Response from Bibbie371 | Reviewed this property |
You cannot tour the house because it is a private residence owned and lived in by the current owners. You can go on French Quarter tours that go by the house and is talked about. The best tour of the Quarter is given by the... More
24 April 2016|
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Response from PetePope1 | Reviewed this property |
The house is privately owned & is being used as a residence. No tours are available except for the ghost tours on the sidewalk outside which tell stories about slave girls walking on the third floor roof and jumping to... More