Louisiana State Museum Historical Center

Tuesday, August 13; 10:00 am and 2:00 pm | Maximum 15, minimum 5. Preregistration required.

Contact information (for reservations and information):
Sarah-Elizabeth Gundlach, Curator, sgundlach@crt.la.gov, 504-568-3660

Attendees will be provided a tour of the Louisiana Historical Center located on the 3rd floor of the Louisiana State Museum’s Old US Mint at 400 Esplanade. The Louisiana Historical Center is Louisiana’s oldest and one of the largest archives with holdings related to many facets of the state’s history. http://www.crt.state.la.us/museum/collections/historical_center/

Directions: By public transportation: From the hotel, walk to the Poydras Streetcar Station. This streetcar goes along the Riverfront and will head toward the French Market. The cost to ride the streetcar is $1.25. It’s an 11 minute trip and it will have 6 stops along the way. The final stop is at the French Market Station. At the last stop, you will get off the streetcar and walk towards the Old U.S. Mint which is the big red brick building directly across from the French Market. The Old US Mint is located at 400 Esplanade Avenue and The Louisiana Historical Center is located on the 3rd floor of the Old US Mint.

For more information go to http://www.crt.state.la.us/museum/properties/usmint/