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Mysteries of Voodoo Tour

$32 Educational and Great for History Buffs | 2 Hours

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Calendar Availability: Every Tue, Thurs, Fri & Sat

Clock Duration: 2 hours

Per Person
$32
Private Tour Starts at
$250

Just 8 Spots in this Small Group Tour!

Join us for an up-close-and-personal look at voodoo in this enlightening experience!

Forget what you think you know about Voodoo. Grossly misrepresented in the movies, this French Quarter Voodoo Tour will help you discover the true history, culture, and beliefs of New Orleans voodoo and how it remains as an alternative religion in the city today.

Topics include:

  • Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau
  • Slavery in New Orleans
  • Spells, Voodoo Dolls, and Potions
  • Voodoo in Hollywood
  • Zombies
  • Summoning and Possession by Spirits
  • Voodoo Rituals
  • How New Orleans Voodoo is Unique

Space is extremely limited at just 8 guests per tour, so your questions will be welcomed!  You’ll see more than a dozen real voodoo shrines and altars at several locations throughout this French Quarter voodoo tour, including those dedicated to Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is NOT a glossed-over, superficial, or highly theatrical approach to voodoo. The content of this tour is real – you will learn about a religion’s history, practitioners, and sacred practices, and those taking this tour should be both respectful of such and seeking knowledge. Voodoo is absolutely fascinating and therefore is very entertaining to learn about; there is no need for cheesy antics or fallacies to enhance this experience. 

Tickets must purchased in advance. At least two people are needed to run this tour (may be booked separately). This walking tour is mostly outdoors and will be held rain or shine, so please wear comfortable shoes and bring proper gear for the weather.

Where Do We Meet?

We’ll meet at the Lost Sock Laundry & Art Gallery at 840 N Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70116. This is a very interesting space! If you arrive a few minutes early, you can browse all sorts of different items created by local artists. Keep an eye out for two plaques outside to lean an amazing secret about this building! They also have cold water for $1.

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