Step Beyond the Iron Gates
Cemetery Tours NOLA, the Official Tour Provider of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, schedules frequent departures for visitors to experience the historic site.
1) Select any future Date from the Calendar
2) Select the # of Adults (ages 13+) and Children (ages 3-12)
3) Select the desired Tour Departure Time
Click Reserve Tickets to complete your booking!
Cancellation and Refund Policy
All orders may be cancelled or modified (date/time) in advance of the scheduled tour. Call or Email us for assistance!
Within 24 hours, no cancellations and no refunds. Within 24 hours, modifications are subject to availability.
What You Should Know?
The waking tour normally lasts about 45 minutes. However, the tour could finish later depending on weather and other unforeseen events.
Access to the Cemetery is only allowed for Official Tour Groups, or Individuals carrying the Family Pass issued by the New Orleans Catholic Cemeteries, for the purposes of visiting their family tombs. Family’s visiting will be provided privacy and respect.
Yes! This is the only tour to enter St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 and we are thrilled to escort you inside!
Reserve your Tour Date and Tour Time in advance, and Arrive 15 minutes early to get prepared for your Tour Departure.
Yes, strollers are allowed in the cemetery. The pathway in the cemetery will be easy to maneuver.
Yes, wheelchairs and scooters are allowed in the cemetery. The pathway in the cemetery will be easy to maneuver.
Chance of Rain? Please come prepared. There is no protection from rain inside of the Cemetery. The Tours will continue as scheduled rain or shine. In the event of Unsafe Weather Conditions, departures may be cancelled and rescheduled.
Park First Parking Lot is a public lot adjacent to Basin St. Station and adjacent to St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, offering very reasonable rates ($5-$10 for 10hrs) year-round.
Pay the at Kiosk
Place the Receipt on Vehicle’s Dashboard
Enjoy your Tour and your Day!
Please note, Basin St. Station Visitor Parking Lot is reserved for temporary 20-minute visitor parking. Do not park here for your tour.
Basin St. Station is Stop 5 along the Hop-On Hop-Off Tour Route. Double-Decker Buses are a great way to get around! Hop-Off at Stop 5 and come inside. We’ll see you at the Cemetery Tour Desk!
Maximum Group size is strictly enforced and set to 20 Patrons. Count includes Adults, Children; Infants 0-2 are not counted.
If you are traveling with a party larger than 20, then the group must plan to split up and reserve different Tour Times.