Old Ursuline Convent Museum

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1100 Chartres Street, New Orleans, Louisiana

(504) 529-3040



In 1727, nuns from the Ursuline Convent of Rouen went to New Orleans and found a convent, ran a hospital, and took care of educating young girls. Now, visitors can check out the Old Ursuline Convent Museum - the oldest building in the Mississippi River Valley and the oldest surviving example of the French colonial period in the United States.

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Lat: 29.960482 Lng: -90.060999

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