Holy Cross, New Orleans Places

Part of our New Orleans travel guide; our list of the best things to see in Holy Cross, including Jackson Barracks, Café Dauphine and House of Dance and Feathers.
  • The best place in Holy Cross New Orleans: Jackson Barracks

    Jackson Barracks

    6400 St Claude Ave
    M-F 8AM-4PM, Sa by appointment, closed holidays. Free. Jackson Barracks military base has been here since the 1830s. This is an unorthodox choice for most Lower 9th visitors, but the Louisiana National Guard has an interesting military museum, with artifacts, weapons and memorabilia from every major American war.
    Holy Cross food nearby
  • Café Dauphine

    Café Dauphine

    5229 Dauphine Street
  • House of Dance and Feathers

    1317 Tupelo St
    1317 Tupelo Street. Small museum dedicated to local Mardi Gras Indians and Second Line culture. Curator Ronald W. Lewis has interesting stories. Open by appointment only; contact in advance. Dan Baum's critically acclaimed book, "NIne Lives, Death and Life in New Orleans", which spans the 40 year history between Hurricane Betsy and Katrina, appropriately begins and ends with Ronald Lewis. If you are coming to New Orleans to just drink on Bourbon Street, there is no need to stop here. If you are coming to find a piece of the puzzle that makes The Big E what it is, Ronald's museum and history are worth an hour or two of your time. Have him sign your "Nine Lives" and consider purchasing his own wonderfully documented history of Mardi Gras and the Mardi Gras Indians with help from Neighborhood Story Project. Good stuff.
    Holy Cross restaurants nearby
  • Dirty Linen Night

    Dirty Linen Night

    Royal St
  • Cast Iron Rose

    5340 St Claude Ave
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