Coins haven't been minted in New Orleans for decades, so the building is now a museum, with the minting process downstairs and the world's top exhibit on New Orleans jazz upstairs.
400 Esplanade Ave, New Orleans, LA 70116, USA
The Old US Mint and Nearby Attractions on Map
Jackson Square(0.6 km)
Named in honor of Battle of New Orleans commander and 7th US President Andrew Jackson, the Jackson Square on the Mississippi River bank is the heart of the city's French Quarter.
St. Charles Streetcar(1.6 km)
St Roch Cemeteries(1.7 km)
Perhaps the most famous historic site in the area, although comparatively little known to visitors.
Lower Decatur Street(0.3 km)
Right around the corner from the historic US Mint, and the French Market.
St Roch Market(1.1 km)
The St Roch Market at St.
Mahalia Jackson Theater of the Performing Arts(1 km)
This is one of the largest performance venues in the city, and is frequently used by the Louisiana Symphony Orchestra and for large scale dance performances and musicals.
Mercedes-Benz Superdome(2.4 km)
The Mercedes-Benz Superdome is home to the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League.
Old French Market(0.3 km)
While souvenirs for visitors have taken over a good bit of the space at this 250+ year old market, there are still vendors selling fresh produce as in days of old.
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