Museums Deals in New Orleans
Hosting Thanksgiving means your house has turned into a veritable ant farm, crawling with friends and relatives. Keep your company from bugging each other with today's deal: For $8, snag a ticket to the Audubon Insectarium (regularly $16). Located off Canal Street in the French Quarter, this museum specializes in six-legged critters and their relatives. Get shrunk to bug-size, and explore the Louisiana swamp. Follow the flight of fanciful butterflies in the Asian-inspired garden -- one might even land on your shoulder for good luck. If you're needing a break from the turkey and gravy, try chocolate "chirp" cookies, six-legged salsa, and more from the Bug Appétit kitchen. With this half-off deal, you can "insect" some family-friendly fun into your holiday before everyone starts to squirm.
Explore the rich history of African Americans in the city with today's deal: $37 buys a one-year membership for a family of four to the New Orleans African American Museum, a $75 value!Located in Tremé, the oldest surviving black community in the country, this special museum is devoted to preserving and educating people about the history, culture, and art of African Americans in New Orleans. Your family membership gets you and three other family members free admission to the museum for an entire year. See beautiful art, important artifacts, and special exhibits. As a member, you also get invited to exclusive opening receptions and offers for discounted tickets to special events. Plus, you receive 10% off souvenirs and gifts at the museum store.Become a local historian with today's deal from New Orleans African American Museum.