Free entry to the The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint with the New Orleans Pass

The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint

New Orleans Power Benefits:

Free entry to The New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint
Normal Ticket Price: Adult: $6.18

This stunning Greek Revival style building is one of the most significant buildings in American history. The Old US Mint started minting in 1838 until 1909, and over its history served both as US and Confederate Mint. Now it’s the home of fascinating museum which features exhibitions ranging from New Orleans Jazz, to Newcomb Pottery and the Mississippi and the history of Louisiana.

Things to see: 

- ‘New Orleans Jazz’ exhibit including jazz musicians, sheet music, memorabilia and a photograph gallery

- ‘Newcomb Pottery and Crafts’ exhibit featuring objets d’art, pottery, watercolor images and metalwork

- ‘The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation’ exhibit featuring 45 images by the National Geographic’s Sam Ambell 

Fun Facts:

• During the years the Old US Mint was in operation, it produced over 427 million gold and silver coins of nearly every American denomination

• The Old US Mint produced over $307 million in gold and silver

• The production of silver coins was suspended in 1804, as they were being exchanged for underweight Spanish coins in the West Indies

see the: full list of attractions included

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am-4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am-4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am-4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am-4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am-4:30 pm
Sunday 10:00 am-4:30 pm

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Address:

400 Esplanade St., New Orleans, LA 70116,

Telephone:

(504) 568-6968