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Strange True Tours

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Address: 827 Toulouse St, New Orleans, LA 70112-3421
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10:00 - 19:30
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:30
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Our small groups and our highly trained guides offer entertaining and...

Our small groups and our highly trained guides offer entertaining and unique stories of our amazing city. We offer the ORIGINAL adult oriented history tour Strange True Tour, (a PG 13 tour) Cemetery Tour, Ghost Tours, and Bike tours. Our small groups and entertaining guides sets apart from the large groups and random guides of other companies.

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Great experience, highly recommended.

My wife and I participated in the history tour of the French Quarter and were fortunate enough to secure Loki as our guide. We decided to use Strange True Tours because of their... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
storyc1984
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Denver, Colorado

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Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I participated in the history tour of the French Quarter and were fortunate enough to secure Loki as our guide. We decided to use Strange True Tours because of their smaller tour size, and lucked out as it was only the two of us in the tour. Loki was passionate from the start and you could tell... More 

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Lindos, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

When you come to a city as steeped in history as New Orleans, there is absolutely no excuse for not indulging in its rich and vibrant history; unfortunately, like many a city of this size and background, you can find a lot of very tourist-y tours. You know the kind. This is absolutely the anathema to that. You will not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I booked a ghost walking tour with Loki. We were the only two, so we lucked out with a private tour. Loki has a very interesting and amazing connection with the city of New Orleans. His tour was entertaining and very interesting. Highly recommend this tour for anybody visiting New Orleans.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

A group of friends and I booked "The Ghost Tour" for our trip to Nola last weekend. We honestly weren't expecting much, thought it might even be a tad bit ridiculous, but we decided to do despite our doubts! We were so lucky to get Loki as our tour guide and he was incredible. He made the two hour tour... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Loki was our tour guide and he was full of funny and informative information. We booked this tour on our first day to give us insights on the city and that's what the tour did with the fun flare and great history information. It was even better because we had Loki all to ourselves. The tour ended up being just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Jeffrey was wonderful! He navigated me through New Orleans public transit when I was lost so I could arrive on time. I am a senior who is mobility-impaired and he adapted the tour to accommodate those of us "stragglers." His depth of knowledge is amazing. You will learn so much about history that will never be in the mainstream media.

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Thank Susan Joyce S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I am a New Orleans native and I have been following the Kennedy assassination for many years. I attended the Oswald conference last weekend and last year. As a former history teacher and lawyer, I have always felt certain that Oswald was not a lone assassin. From Mark Lane's book to the many new books, I have been an avid... More 

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Georgia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My girlfriend and I booked the Garden District tour. We were supposed to meet our guide at a Starbucks at 10 am. Around 9:30 am, we received a text from our tour guide. However, 10 am came and no sign or word of our guide. Over the next 15-20 minutes, we repeatedly called Strange True Tours and they tried to... More 

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Tucson, AZ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Jeffrey's Lee Harvey Oswald tour was awesome. He made a point of keeping the pace of the tour comfortable and the narration clear, objective and fascinating. I was amazed at how close seemingly unrelated location actually are and how they tie together. Well worth taking for those who love history.

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

The knowledge of the guide was amazing. He told us the history of the area, the building and the people. He made the people come alive. This was my first trip to New Orleans and we went on 4 Strange Tours tours. Each one was different and we learned so much.

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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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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