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New Orleans Museum of Art

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Opened in 1911, the New Orleans Museum of Art (or NOMA) boasts one of the South's finest collections of artwork, particularly from France and the United States. The permanent collection of more than 40,000 pieces features a range of genres including painting, photography and glass. The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden consists of over 60 sculptures, trees, lagoons, foot bridges and winding paths through a beautifully landscaped 5 acres. Be sure to bring your appetite because the Museum's Cafe NOMA was deemed one of America's Best Museum Restaurants by Travel + Leisure magazine and looks out over City Park. If you're seeking a hotel close to New Orleans Museum of Art, Le Pavillon is less than a 15-minute drive away.


Prices -

 $15 adults | $10 seniors and active military with I.D. | $8 university students with I.D. | $6 children (7-17) | Children 6 and under admitted free.

Hours -

 Tuesday - Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday - Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.


  • StoryQuest
  • Tai Chi classes
  • Friday Nights at NOMA


  • Permanent collection
  • Museum Shop
  • Special exhibits
  • Cafe NOMA
  • Sculpture garden


  • Where can I find out about current exhibits?

    The New Orleans Museum of Art website has all the information you need about the Museum's latest and upcoming exhibitions.
  • What unique events take place at the Museum?

    NOMA events include children's story time, films, various classes and Friday Nights at NOMA.

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