About the Museum Store.

The 1850 House Museum Store is located in the heart of Jackson Square in the historic Lower Pontalba Building. Alongside the many books including history, food, hauntings, architecture, children; you can also find at our store handmade art, jewelry, pottery and crafts from local Louisiana artist.


The 1850 House Museum Store is operated by the Friends of the Cabildo; a private non-profit, since 1956, volunteer group provides financial and volunteer support for the Louisiana State Museums, its projects, and its properties. Sales from the 1850 House Museum Store help the Friends of the Cabildo in its mission for more volunteer programs.

 Don't forget to visit us while in New Orleans! Find us at 523 Saint Ann Street. Store is open daily 9:30am. to 4:00 pm. (closed state holidays) 

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1850 House Museum Store Operations: Sara Garcia - 1850house@friendsofthecabildo.org