Madam’s of New Orleans – Storyville and Beyond Woven in the fabric of sex work, murder and vice are lives, choices and reflections of humanity never looked at before. Learn about Storyville, the brothels that financed the city and the Madam’s who ran the town. Hear their stories for the first time! Tour Highlights: - Begin the tour on the famous block of New Orleans known as “Smoky Row” - Visit the site of the infamous Storyville – the quasi-legalized red light District of New Orleans for almost 20 years! - Find out which Madam received a Presidential Pardon.
Learn the shocking truth of the economics of prostitution, and find out just where all that money was going… - Discover one madam’s fight for equality that went all the way to the Louisiana Supreme Court - Visit Mae Bailey’s and view one of the last remaining documents pertaining to the “Lewd and Abandon Women” of the 1800’s - Stand outside one of the oldest continuously operating brothels in New Orleans history and hear of some of it’s surprising guests
The tour is 1.5 miles long and lasts approximately 2.5 hours.
Street Parking is free after 6:00 pm.
The tour starts at 7:00 pm.
** The suggested donation to our tour guide, Katie Landry is $20.00.
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