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  2. Louisiana
  3. New Orleans
  4. Lafayette Square, New Orleans

New Orleans: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination Tour

Product ID: 269267
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Learn about Lee Harvey Oswald's life growing up in New Orleans. Your guide will explain to you in depth about this stage of his life, as well as what happened the months and weeks leading up to the JFK assassination.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the life of Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Travel in Lee Harvey Oswald's footsteps
  • Make up your mind about one of the greatest mysteries of the modern age
Full description
Who knew that Lee Harvey Oswald was born in New Orleans? Throw in the mafia and you may just have the answer to one of the greatest unanswered questions of all time: who was behind the shooting of JFK? Throughout this tour, you will trace Oswald’s steps growing up in New Orleans, as well as during the months and weeks leading up to the assassination.

This walking tour takes you into the heart of the dark mystery centered around 544 Camp Street. You can visit the actual locations around Lafayette Square, the Central Business District, and the French Quarter, all whilst following in Oswald’s footsteps.

You will encounter the home Oswald left as a 17 year old to begin the strange odyssey that led to Dallas. You will also watch the very disturbing Zapruder film. You’ll see and hear from Oswald on archival film, and at the end, you will be left with the decision: assassin or patsy?
Includes
  • 2-hour guided historical walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Our Tour starts in 544 Camp Street, Lafayette and Camp Streets, @ The Benjamin Franklin Statue in Lafayette Square.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• The tour is 2 hours long, covers about a mile over level ground, includes two rest stops and ends in the French Quarter in front of Antoine’s Restaurant
• Your guides will be volunteer tour guides for the Friends of the Cabildo & the Louisiana State Museum
• Remember to bring water, throw on a hat, wear comfortable shoes, and protect yourself from the rain
• Tours operate rain or shine (operators can't be held responsible for missed tours, no shows, and late arrivals)
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The Savvy Native Walking Tours

Product ID: 269267