The Historic New Orleans Collection


The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated to the stewardship of the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South.

Founded in 1966, THNOC has helped local residents and visiting tourists better understand the multicultural history of the region through thought-provoking exhibitions; original books, periodicals, and articles; and its public research center. In addition, it offers a robust programming schedule and an extensive array of educational resources for teachers and students of all levels. 

Current Exhibitions

“Yet She Is Advancing”: New Orleans Women and the Right to Vote, 1878–1970

April 28, 2023 to November 5, 2023

Notre-Dame de Paris: The Augmented Exhibition

November 15, 2022 to March 1, 2023

French Quarter Life: People and Places in the Vieux Carré

February 8, 2022 to February 28, 2023

French Quarter History Galleries

Spanish New Orleans and the Caribbean / La Nueva Orleans y el Caribe españoles: A bilingual exhibition / Una exposición bilingüe

October 20, 2022 to January 22, 2023

The Louisiana History Galleries