Looking for places to go in New Orleans other
than the Convention Center? Check out our
sigKIDS Visitors Guide!
sigKIDS Convention Exhibits
| Places Near the Convention Center
A Bit Farther Away | Restaurants
sigKIDS Convention Exhibits
Children's Museum -
Blow bubbles, shop at Sav-A-Center, and become a news anchor
on Kidwatch at the only museum in New Orleans where you're
encouraged to touch the exhibits. Despite its name, the Children's
Museum isn't just for kids. Learning has never been more entertaining
than at the Children's Museum.
Make sure you check out
the two special sigKIDS presentations at the Museum
a soccer game on the water using computer-controlled boats,
The Remote Visual Vehicle, a hands-free motion
controlled vehicle used for exploring dangerous terrain.
Arts Center - Look at contemporary photography,
art, and performances from local, regional, and international
artists. Check out the SIGGRAPH exhibition featuring
digital sculpture by Paul Higham.
Places Near the Convention Center
Audubon Institute - See the white tigers at the
Audubon Zoo, pet the sharks at the Aquarium of the Americas,
and catch Everest at New
Orleans's only IMAX theater all in one day on the John James
*The Aquarium of the Americas is near the Convention Center,
but if you take the Zoo Cruise, all are accessible..
Du Monde - Sit back and relax and drink some cafe
au lait and eat some beignets at one of Cafe du Monde's six
locations throughout New Orleans.
Hall - The Confederate Civil War Museum - Holds
more than 90% of all the artifacts preserved from the War
Between the States. The Confederate Museum contains the second
largest collection of Confederate memorabilia in the United
Conti Wax Museum -
Located in the French Quarter, the Musee Conti Wax Museum
displays some of New Orleans's most famous historical events
and people in life-like wax representations.
Orleans Historic Voodoo Museum
- Immerse yourself in the essence of Voodoo culture
with French Quarter tours and the Voodoo/Cemetery Walking
Natchez Riverboat Cruise - Cruise down the Mississippi
in New Orleans's only steamboat, the Natchez.
Superdome - Home to the
New Orleans Saints and special events like the
Bayou Classic and Tulane Division I Football and Basketball.
A Bit Farther Away
Station - Play miniature
golf, ride the bumper boats, play arcade games, and eat pizza
while watching the featured animatronic show.
Park - Ride the famous Lupin Foundation Carousel
and other amusement park rides, take a tour through Storyland,
and walk through the beautiful Botanical Gardens before feeding
the ducks on City Park's campsites.
- New Orleans's only theme park, based mostly on the
old Ponchartrain Beach Amusement Park. Experience rides like
the Mega-Zeph, the Sonic Slam, and the Voodoo Volcano and
stay late to catch the parade that passes through every night.
Nature and Science Center
- Watch a laser show at the planetarium or walk through
the nature trails and science exhibits.
Gras World - View some of the most famous Mardi
Gras floats ever made and have some free King Cake at the
place where Mardi Gras comes alive.
New Orleans Museum of Art -
See the art of Norman Parks and the Golden Years of Faberge
by Henrik Wigstrom this summer at NOMA. You can also check
out NOMA's collection of fine art year-round.
Field - Home to New Orleans's AAA baseball team,
Zephyrs, and soccer team, the
Near the Convention Center
800 Tchoupitoulas St.
417 Royal St.
600 S. Peters St.
301 Decatur St.
Anderson's Seafood Restaurant
1 Poydras St.
418 N. Peters St.
401 Poydras St.
225 Decatur St.
201 Julia St.
416 Chartres St.
907 S. Peters St.
400 N. Peters St.
746 Tchoupitoulas St.
622 Iberville St.
Dog Saloon and BBQ
401 Howard Ave.
200 Chartres St.
325 Howard Ave.
620 Decatur St.
This page created by sigKIDS members Gerrelda Ferrand and Jinger Roy