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Multicultural Museums 🌎

Our favorite multicultural museums in NOLA.

The Backstreet Cultural Museum

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1116 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116

“Holds the world’s most comprehensive collection related to New Orleans’ African American community-based masking and processional traditions, including Mardi Gras Indians, jazz funerals, social aid and pleasure clubs, Baby Dolls, and Skull and Bone gangs. The museum’s filmed records of over 500 events constitute the most cohesive archive documenting these cultural traditions. “

The Donald Harrison, Sr. Museum

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1930 Independence St., New Orleans, LA 70117

“The museum houses artwork, music collections and many other artifacts from New Orleans’ First Family of Art and Culture, The Harrisons, as well as other artists. In addition to our programs, Guardians Institute has curated dozens of exhibits, seminars, lectures, presentations and informances* here at home and through out the world.”

George and Leah McKenna Museum of African American Art

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2003 Carondelet St., New Orleans, LA 70130

“Seeks to make African Diasporan fine art accessible to visitors of all ages. The institution identifies and presents emerging artists alongside well-established fine arts masters. The McKenna Museum is committed to the preservation of the distinct culture found within the African American community of Louisiana.”

The Irish Cultural Museum

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933 Conti St., New Orleans, LA 70112

“A visit here will leave you with a new perspective and appreciation for the Irish in NOLA. You will learn the untold history and stories of the Irish adventurers, soldiers, mercenaries, priests, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, public servants and others who found their niche here and who have left us with their spirit, their accomplishments, their culture, and their ancestors.”

Le Musee de fpc

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2336 Esplanade Ave. , New Orleans, LA 70119

“One of the country’s few attractions dedicated exclusively to preserving the material culture of and telling to the story of free people of color. The founders of this repository strive through their collection of documents, paintings and decorative arts to present, interpret and preserve the history and culture shared by so many free people of African descent in New Orleans and throughout the country.”

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601 Royal Street New Orleans, LA 70130

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