New Orleans Jazz Museum

Jazz in the very place it was born.




Our Programs our artifacts and exhibits with the living musical and cultural traditions of the region.


On View


Me Got Fiyo: The Professor Longhair Centennial

Celebrating the most beloved and influential pianist in New Orleans history: Henry Roeland Byrd aka Professor Longhair. Learn more →


Pete Fountain: A Life Half-Fast

Commemorating the life of the late, great clarinetist Pete Fountain


Women Of Note

Highlighting the role of women in the evolution of New Orleans Jazz from its beginnings in the early 20th century to today’s vibrant music scene


Jazz En Route To France

Examining how African-American military bands stationed in France helped popularize jazz in Paris during World War I.


Highlights Room

Signature artifacts from the New Orleans Jazz Museum archive

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Our Mission

The New Orleans Jazz Museum celebrates the history of jazz, in all its forms, through dynamic interactive exhibits, multi-generational educational programming, research facilities, and engaging musical performances.

The NOJM enhances New Orleans’ ongoing cultural renaissance by providing diverse resources for musicians and music lovers of all languages and nationalities. We fully explore America’s quintessential
musical art form in the city where jazz was born.

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Volunteer opportunities

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