New Orleans Educational Travel
New Orleans teems with intriguing historic sites, unique architecture, an eclectic array of museums and enough personality to keep even the most jaded student enthralled. Plan an educational tour of New Orleans, or get ideas for a field trip to the Crescent City with the sites in this Web guide.
Students and teachers in need of a dynamic, energizing field trip will find no shortage of inspiration in New Orleans. Discover the city’s museums, historic sites and tucked away yet must-see attractions before you go.
New Orleans Museums
has thorough information for visitors to historic home museums, family-friendly and religious museums, and classic fine art museums throughout the city.
U.S. National Parks Service
hosts a reenactment of the 1815 Battle of New Orleans at Chalmette Battlefield, with experts in period garb to mark the anniversary on Jan. 8-9, 2009.
outlines the New Orleans many tourists miss out on: the arts and garden districts, historic French Quarter architecture, and Mid-City museums, jazz and cemeteries.
Hurricane Katrina has altered the face of New Orleans, but knowledgeable tour guides can lead students and teachers on journeys through the city’s past and present.
professor Stephen A. Nelson leads field trips for individuals or groups exploring the geology of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. Routes are always changing to include different devastated areas of the city.
Historic New Orleans Tours
are led by qualified guides and include themed walking and van tours, such as the French Quarter Twilight Tour and the Hurricane/Rebirth tour.
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