Metairie Cemetery

Quick Details

Clock Start time: 3 p.m.

Hour Glass Duration: 2 hours

Exclusive access to the Metairie cemetery and its stories!

Officially off-limits to all other tours in New Orleans, only Civil War Tours of New Orleans gives you access to the most beautiful cemetery in the city. Learn about the history of the cemetery, and view the tombs of prominent Civil War soldiers and statesmen who are laid to rest in Metairie Lake Lawn Cemetery.

Your tour guide and historian has extensive knowledge about the Civil War and the role New Orleans played. As you tour the cemetery and learn about the people who are now laid to rest in Metairie, your guide makes the story of the war come to life. If you’re a history buff or Civil War enthusiast, you can’t miss this tour.

The duration of this walking tour is roughly two and a half hours. While visiting the cemetery, keep in mind there are no restrooms or facilities for food or drink.

Guests need to make their way to James Cohen & Sons, 437 Royal Street. Tours are by reservation only.