New Orleans, Louisiana: Fats Domino's Waterlogged Piano and other Katrina Relics

Permanent exhibit, "Living With Hurricanes," displays Katrina relics.

Louisiana State Museum

Address:
751 Chartres St., New Orleans, LA
Directions:
In the French Quarter, on Chartres St. (pedestrian only) between St. Ann and St. Peter St. At the Louisiana State Museum at the Presbytere, which is next to St. Louis Cathedral opposite Jackson Square.
Hours:
T-Su 10 am - 4:30 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
504-568-6968
Admission:
Admission
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Fats Domino's Waterlogged Piano and other Katrina Relics

A permanent exhibit at the Louisiana State Museum, "Living With Hurricanes," displays relics salvaged only days after Katrina struck. Highlights include the ruined baby grand piano taken from the flooded home of Fats Domino; a replica levee wall with water seeping through it; a recreated attic with a hole chopped in the roof (with the actual chopping ax); and "The Mabry Wall" -- a daily diary written on an apartment wall by a guy who was trapped there for over a month.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 04/02/2011]

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