Tickets & Tours

Longue Vue is open Monday through Saturday from 9:30AM to 5PM for visits and guided tours. See below for ticket and tour options.

Tours are scheduled upon check-in, on a first-come, first-served basis and based on availability. The last tours of the day start at 4PM.

For City Go Pass, NARM, and other reciprocal or pass holders, please register upon arrival. Email Susan Hudlow at for more information.


Set your own pace on a self-guided stroll through the gardens and grounds, bring a picnic to enjoy under the shade of the majestic Oak Allée, or explore the interactive children’s Discovery Garden.

$10 per person, FREE for annual members



Our guided tour of the gardens includes both horticultural and historical information and insights into eight acres of Ellen Shipman-designed gardens.

Our guided tour of the main house lets visitors see the rooms that hosted lively discussions that influenced education, healthcare and the arts in 20th century New Orleans. House is furnished with the original collections of 18th and 19th century antiques, textiles, and ceramic collection. The tour includes the exhibit Longue Vue: A Love Story, in the former kitchen of the family home, now a formal exhibit space.

$20 per person; FREE for annual members



Enjoy the full Longue Vue experience with our guided tour of the main house and surrounding gardens lets visitors learn how the Sterns used their uniquely designed home to enjoy the interiors and exteriors harmoniously. The tour includes the exhibit Longue Vue: A Love Story.

$25 per person; FREE for annual members



All tickets are non-refundable; reservations can be rescheduled with a minimum 24-hour notice.

Groups of 15 or more may request a group rate by emailing Anna Bell Jones at

Longue Vue is currently observing the following COVID protection protocols: Masks are required in all interior spaces, regardless of vaccination status. If you remove your mask while outside, please maintain social distance from other visitors and staff. Click here for more about safety measures on site, and email with any questions.

Garden Guide

Download this map and wander around the historic grounds of Longue Vue on your own. Find native plants, the Wild Garden, the Walled Garden, the Discovery Garden, and more.