Vue Orleans | Experience NOLA at Vue Orleans

Discover More in this Dynamic City!

Vue Orleans is a 360° taste of the city, offering breathtaking views atop one of the tallest buildings in New Orleans.
Whether discovering famed institutions and coveted hidden gems or meeting friends for a sunset cocktail, your unforgettable experience begins here.

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360° Outdoor Observation Deck

Best Outdoor View of the City
Elevate your senses 34 stories up from the city’s only 360° indoor and outdoor observation deck. From history-rich urban architecture to the wetlands and waterways surrounding us, the Vue Orleans observation deck delivers the best views in town. It’s the ultimate starting point for any New Orleans visit.
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Vue Orleans Café

Take a Bite, Have a Sip
Stop in our 34th-floor café to grab a snack, a local brew, one of our signature cocktails, or a glass of wine before strolling around our spectacular 360° outdoor observation deck.
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33rd Floor Indoor Observation Deck

Explore the City from 33 Floors Up
Listen to Henry Louis Gates Jr., renowned author, documentary filmmaker, essayist, literary critic, and professor, talk about how New Orleanians never gave up the fight for freedom and Civil Rights in the last 1800s and early 1900s.
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Vue Finder

Not Your Grandfather's Viewfinder
Get a rare perspective of our neighborhoods from high above the river's curve by pointing the Vue Finders from the 33rd floor in any direction to learn more about the city and neighborhoods below. From the river to the lake, the French Quarter to Uptown, and the West Bank to Chalmette, you will learn tidbits about each neighborhood—its attractions, its people, and its history.
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Elevate Your Ride to the Top
Even your elevator ride will be entertaining and like no other! Turn around and enjoy a different show going up and down.
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See Our Story in Surround
Take a seat in our panoramic Vue River Theatre and hear from the “Soul Queen of New Orleans,” Irma Thomas, as she tells how the Mississippi River has shaped our storied city.
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Our Music

Music to your Ears
Surround yourself with music, from jazz and R&B to funk and bounce. Discover the musicians whose contributions birthed jazz music in the city that keeps its own beat, and listen to every genre of music coming out of New Orleans, from the likes of jazz great Louis Armstrong and Bounce superstar Big Freedia.
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The Story Café

Let's Dish about our Dishes
Order up! Step into our digital café with local food icons Chef Kevin Belton and Journalist Poppy Tooker, and learn how to make some of the most iconic New Orleans dishes, including gumbo, jambalaya, king cake, and more.
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Dress for the Fest

Get your costume ready
Create your own New Orleans costume with this interactive exhibit. See yourself decked out for a masquerade ball, dressed as a jester, or marching in a parade, and take a photo home to remember the experience.
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Confluence of Cultures

Meet Some New Orleans Characters
Meet New Orleans’ historical figures whose cultural customs and traditions formed and flavored this wonderful place we’re proud to call home. Learn about Carnival, Mardi Gras Indians, Second Lines, and more. Interact with the personal stories of Jelly Roll Morton, Henriette DeLille, Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, Marie Laveau, and many other influential New Orleans characters.