New Orleans Sights

Van Benthuysen-Elms Mansion

  • 3029 St. Charles Ave. Map It
  • Garden District
  • House/Mansion/Villa

Published 07/24/2015

Fodor's Review

Built in 1869, this stately Italianate mansion saw the Confederate president Jefferson Davis as a frequent guest. In the early 20th century, it served as the German consulate until the start of World War II. The house has been meticulously maintained and furnished with period pieces, and is mainly a venue for private receptions and special events. Highlights include a carved-oak staircase and mantelpiece and 24-karat gilt moldings and sconces.

Sight Information

Address:

3029 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana, 70115, USA

Map It

Phone:

504-895–9200

Published 07/24/2015

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in New Orleans

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Experience

Ease

Value

Don't Miss

No Thanks