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Parterre garden
Parlor
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Outreach!
Center hall
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Dining hall / Ballroom
Bedroom
Parterre garden
Back gallery
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The FPK library
FPK bedroom
FPK study
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The BK Historic House and Gardens is a National Historic Landmark built in 1826 and restored to its present condition by renowned author Frances Parkinson Keyes beginning in 1948. An outstanding example of the raised cottage, it was designed by François Correjolles, who incorporated both Creole and American features in a well-detailed residence that remains largely in original condition. As the only example of its type open to the public, the museum offers a unique educational experience to visitors and furthers the understanding of New Orleans history.

We are open for guided tours on the hour, Monday - Saturday, from 10 AM - 3 PM.
Upcoming Events:
Through December 18 - The Family Line: An Immersive Play at BK House - Get Tickets!
Saturday, December 10 - The Annual Holiday Tea - Get Tickets!
Sunday, December 11 - A Very Merry Pops Concert - Get Tickets!
Tuesday, December 13 - Classical Shindig: Amatuer Artistry - Register Here!

 
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Historic BK House & Gardens
1113 Chartres Street
New Orleans, LA 70116