Hermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses
New Orleans, LA
820 Saint Louis Street
Prior to the Civil War, prosperous Creole families enjoyed an elegant lifestyle in the Vieux Carré. Walk through this meticulously restored residence and experience the Golden Age of New Orleans.
Built in 1831, HERMANN-GRIMA HOUSE is one of the most significant residences in New Orleans. This handsome Federal mansion with its courtyard garden boasts the only horse stable and functional 1830s outdoor kitchen in the French Quarter.
Painstakingly restored to its original splendor through archaeological studies and careful review of the building contract and inventories, the museum complex accurately depicts the gracious lifestyle of a prosperous Creole family in the years from 1830 to 1860.
1132 Royal Street
In 1857, esteemed New Orleans architect, James Gallier, Jr., put his considerable talent to work designing a residence of his own. GALLIER HOUSE is an outstanding example of accurate and comprehensive historic restoration of one of New Orleans' loveliest and time-honored landmarks.
In the mid-19th century, Gallier was one of New Orleans' most prominent architects. His design work found an enthusiastic audience of civic leaders, businessmen, and affluent families. Enjoy a stroll through Gallier's elegant Victorian home, authentically restored to reflect the taste and lifestyle of a successful urban designer in post-Civil War New Orleans.
Experience this wonderfully furnished home with its detailed garden, elegant carriageway, and restored slave quarters.
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Operating in the post-Hurricane Katrina enviornment has brought many new challenges to these two historic house museums. Donations will be used to defer operating expenses.
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