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Lake Lawn Metairie: Tours & Tickets

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This final resting place is home to some exotic tombs, such as a pyramid-and-Sphinx mausoleum.
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5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70124-1031
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As we were winding down our 5 day vacation in New Orleans (after checking out of the nearby ‘Residence Inn by Marriott’ Metairie) we decided to visit Metairie Cemetery (Now named ‘Lake Lawn Metairie’) before turning in the Hertz car on Mon. October 1st, 2019....More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am higher in level in the Game of Life. Level 61 to be exact. I simply cannot walk as far as I used to. In addition to having several new debilitating illnesses it can make it so frustrating not to be able to go...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 11 August 2019 via mobile

This was a beautiful cemetery. The tombs are unique, especially in millionaire’s row where you can see a pyramid. The owners of Popeye’s Chicken, Ruth’s Chris, Saints/Pelicans all have tombs there, including Anne Rice. Came through on a tour in a van. We did not...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 21 June 2019 via mobile

My favorite part of our family trip to NOLA. Easy to navigate through, very clean, and safe feeling.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 16 May 2019 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our day touring Lake Lawn cemetery and learning the history related to the mausoleums. It was a fun and educational experience.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 19 March 2019 via mobile

This was my 2nd time visiting this cemetery in search for the Weeping Angel and I found it. A little hard to locate but it’s towards close to the Army of Tennessee Monument between lake and central ave. This cemetery it’s a must see beautiful...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 14 March 2019 via mobile

For some reason...especially because there’s so many tours trying to charge you, I expected That going alone would be complicated. Once I found The entrance, which actually makes you drive/cross the service road of the highway the opposite direction of the flow of traffic (I...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 27 February 2019

We came by here to "look up" a couple of my husband's relatives. I called ahead of time to find the lot, section and they were so nice to tell me to come by the office for a map (a must) and directions when we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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MonaA2936, Owner at Lake Lawn Metairie, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2019

Our team is delighted to know that you have had such a positive experience with us, and we appreciate you setting aside the time to share your high remarks. Thank you for your support. -Tiffany Simmons, General Manager

Reviewed 7 February 2019

In New Orleans we honor our dead and only want the best for them...this is where you will see people from all backgrounds and the way their families honor them. The architecture, the personal stories behind why a particular piece of land was chosen, how...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 30 January 2019

If you can only choose 1 cemetery to see when in New Orleans, this would be the 1 to pick for its elaborate burial vaults, statues and stain glass windows. You are able to dive around this cemetery and park to explore on foot. Some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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19 March 2017|
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Response from Antonio R | Reviewed this property |
walk through...
7 February 2017|
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Response from Jerry T | Reviewed this property |
It's open to the public. You can get a map at the office that shows important graves. It is something to see
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4 January 2017|
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Response from skaszab2016 | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. May I suggest you do a web search. I am sure your answers will be there.