Cabildo

Recommended
To the left of the cathedral is the Cabildo, erected by the Spanish government in 1799 to house the town council offices; it is where the Louisiana Purchase was signed in 1803. Today the handsome building and adjacent Arsenal present excellent displays on Louisiana history, and one of Napoleon's four bronze death masks (1821).

Useful information

Address:

701 Chartres Street, 70116 New Orleans

Phone:

+1 504-568-6968

Price:

5 $ (-11 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

Tue-Sun 10am-4.30pm - closed Mon and school hols

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