Free entry to Southern Food and Beverage Museum

Southern Food and Beverage Museum

New Orleans Pass Benefits:

Free entry to Southern Food and Beverage Museum
Normal Ticket Price: Adult: $10.50

If you're a foodie and appreciate different cultures and cuisines of the world, The Southern Food and Beverage Museum is a must-visit. This a nonprofit living history organization is dedicated to the discovery, understanding and celebration of the food, drink and the related culture of the South.

Visitors to SoFAB will also enjoy The Museum of the American Cocktail’s (MOTAC) New Orleans collection, spectacular new exhibits, including La Galerie d’Absinthe and the award-winning Purloo Restaurant.

Things to see: 

- Food and drink of the American South in all it's aspects

- The Museum of the American Cocktail

- The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition (Sept 15-Mar 16)

- La Galerie d'Absinthe Exhibit

Fun Facts:

• The Sazerac was America's First Cocktail, created in New Orleans in 1838 by Antoine Peychaud who named it for his favorite French brandy, Sazerac-de-Forge

• A New Orleans' beignet is a donut-like sweet treat and a famous food staple of both locals and visitors - first introduced to the city by the French-Creole colonists in the 18th century

• The tradition of Red Beans and Rice still appears on most menus and in many homes every Monday due to the tradition of 'wash day' where women would leave the beans out to cook all Monday while they did the laundry

[image credit: Stephen Binns]

see the: full list of attractions included

Monday 11:00 am-5:30 pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11:00 am-5:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am-5:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am-5:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am-5:30 pm
Sunday 11:00 am-5:30 pm

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1504 Oretha C. Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70113


(504) 569-0405

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