Guided tour

New Orleans: 1.5-Hour Voodoo History Evening Tour

4.3 / 5

19 reviews

Activity provider: Haunted History Tours

New Orleans: 1.5-Hour Voodoo History Evening Tour

Activity provider: Haunted History Tours

From US$ 25 per person

This 1.5-hour tour presents a historical view into the magical and mystical world of Voodoo in New Orleans. Meet Voodoo practitioners and explore the origins of Voodoo, how it came to New Orleans, how it is practiced, and where it stands today.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Visit properties and locations exclusive to this tour
  • Learn how Voodoo came to New Orleans, how it is practiced, and where it stands today
  • Dispel the Hollywood myths about Voodoo
  • Hear stories about a hysteria that gripped the city for over 100 years
Full description
This tour is totally unique and is like no other offered in New Orleans. More of an academic tour than a spooky tour, it focuses on the misunderstood and often feared religion of Voodoo. You will learn about the origins of Voodoo, how it came to New Orleans, how it is practiced, and where it stands today. You will also meet Voodoo practitioners and learn why New Orleans Voodoo is very different from the purer form found in Haiti and Africa. This tour is offered at 19:30 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, and last approximately 1.5 hours long. The tour departs from Rev. Zombie's Voodoo Shop, located at 723 St. Peter Street in the French Quarter.
  • Knowledgeable guide
  • Gratuity
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Rev. Zombie's Voodoo Shop, 723 St. Peter Street, New Orleans, LA (Between Bourbon & Royal Streets)

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This is a walking tour, so wear comfortable shoes. It is not a hike - you will only walk a few blocks, not miles.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 19 reviews

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Toast did a fantastic job! Very informational and interesting!!

November 13, 2022

Not worth the time. Take advantage of the buy 1 get 1 Hurricanes, it’s the only way to get through the tour.

October 3, 2022

Bri was amazing! Wonderful tour, very informative.

May 30, 2022

Product ID: 13924