The Backatown: Sex, Drugs, & Jazz tour in New Orleans
Attractions & guided tours

The Backatown: Sex, Drugs, & Jazz tour in New Orleans

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 45 minutes
Safety measures applied
What to expect

If you’re looking for something less familiar than “haunted history” — but just as entertaining — this daytime journey through the sex, class, and music of “Storyville”, New Orlean's historic “vice district”, is just what the witch doctor ordered. Populated with legendary brothel owners, notorious criminals, crusaders for equality, and pioneering jazz virtuosos, this tour offers you a stroll through some of the most jaw-dropping history the state of Louisiana has to offer.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Lincensed, insured, and bonded tour operator
    • Storyville walking tour with in-person guide
    • A 24-page visual aid
    What's not included
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    Reduced price
    • Students & military (must provide ID upon arrival)
    Where

    1201 St. Louis St, New Orleans, LA 70112

    Meeting point:

    Meet at 1201 St. Louis St in New Orleans.

    What to remember
    • No one under 17 years old is permitted on the tour
    • This tour is suited for up to 20 guests
    • Tours go out rain or shine
    • Intoxicated travelers will not be permitted
    • Members, officers, and affiliates of competitors of Psychonautic Entertainment, L.L.C. d/b/a Hottest Hell Tours, including, without limitation, any tour companies operating in the Greater New Orleans area, are strictly prohibited from purchasing tickets for any tour offered by Hottest Hell Tours or attending or otherwise participating in such tour(s)
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Hottest Hell Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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