Be a part of the history and cultural heritage of the Catholic Church and the city of New Orleans. Come visit the Old Ursuline Convent Museum, the oldest building in the Mississippi Valley and once home to the Ursuline Nuns as a convent, orphanage and school for girls. 

The Old Ursuline Convent museum is part of the Archdiocese of New Orleans Catholic Cultural Heritage Center.

Our mission is to support a vibrant spiritual life within the New Orleans Catholic community by recognizing and displaying the contributions of our multicultural and multi-ethnic past.  

Historic French Quarter  -  1100 Chartres Street

$8.00 General Admission -  $7.00 Seniors - $6.00 Students/Military

The museum is opened for self-guided tours

Monday through Friday 10am-4pm, the last admission is at 3:15pm

Saturday 9am-3pm, the last admission is at 2:15pm.

For large group tours, please contact Rosalie Serio 504-503-0361