Vue Orleans in New Orleans, LA

2 Canal StreetNew Orleans, LA 70130
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The Vue New Orleans Observatory, Ticket Options


Discover Vue Orleans atop Four Seasons Hotel, offering 360-degree views of vibrant New Orleans. Dive into interactive exhibits showcasing the city's rich history, art, music, and culture. Explore the only panoramic viewing platform in town, capturing the essence of the Big Easy's evolution. A must-visit destination for an immersive New Orleans experience.

up to 1.5 hrs 1 or more people

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our New Orleans Travel Experts
  • Experience a unique 360-degree panoramic view of the New Orleans skyline.
  • The observation deck is part of an interactive cultural exhibit, celebrating New Orleans' rich history, art, music, and food.
  • Guests ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at Vue Orleans. Unattended children are not permitted entry.
  • Bags, packages, and luggage must be no larger than 25” x 17” x 9” for admission. Vue Orleans has no lockers or storage facilities.
  • The observation deck is located at the entrance to the left of the Four Seasons Hotel, making it easily accessible for visitors.
  • Enjoy an immersive theater narrated by Grammy award-winning artist, Irma Thomas.
  • Combination and All-inclusive tickets include a complimentary signature drink on the 34th-floor rooftop.
  • Upgrade to the All-inclusive ticket and learn about the city's culture and history during a 30-minute guided tour.


from Vue Orleans
Vue Orleans is where your fun begins! Positioned atop the iconic Four Seasons Hotel, Vue Orleans offers world-class 360-degree panoramic views of one of the most storied cities in the world.

Vue Orleans is an interactive exhibit and observatory deck in New Orleans. But just like the city this observatory calls home, there is much more than meets the eye. Located at "the foot of Canal," Vue Orleans features one-of-a-kind exhibits that take visitors through the Big Easy's long and ever-evolving history.

Learn about the art, music, food, history, and culture of New Orleans through 4-D experiences, original films, and interactive exhibits that put a lifetime of knowledge in an accessible and entertaining format. Even the elevators are entertaining!

Vue Orleans also offers the city's only 360-degree panoramic viewing platform, allowing visitors to gaze at historic neighborhoods and popular attractions across New Orleans. It's the goal of Vue Orleans to encapsulate the evolution and pride of one of the world's most unique destinations... New Orleans, where after a bad day, week, or year, one can find solace in their community and, if needed, a Bloody Mary or two.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Vue Orleans

Where is the Vue New Orleans located?

The Vue Orleans is located on top of the Four Seasons Hotel at 2 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, adjacent to the Mississippi River.

Are there any safety rules to follow when visiting the observatory?

For the safety of all, throwing any items off the outdoor observation deck is prohibited. Violators may face prosecution.

Is the Vue Orleans ADA accessible?

Vue Orleans is dedicated to providing a quality experience for all guests, including those with disabilities. The property is designed to ensure accessibility, offering equal enjoyment for everyone.

Are there any parking discounts?

A $5.00 parking discount is available at the WTC parking lot near Vue Orleans at 100 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. Parking validation is available for $5.00 at the WTC lot; one validation per parking ticket. Present your parking ticket at the box office. Management reserves all rights. Subject to blackouts.

How much time does it take to visit Vue Orleans?

Expect to spend about 1.5 hours to fully enjoy the interactive exhibits and observatory.

What are the operating hours?

Vue Orleans is open daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (hours subject to change). Guests arriving at 5:00 pm or later will need to move through the exhibits more quickly due to the 6:00 pm closing time.

Are pets allowed?

Pets are not allowed on the property but service animals over the age of 12 months are permitted.

Is there a dress code?

Proper attire, including shirts and shoes, are required to be worn at all times. Clothing displaying profane, obscene, or harmful language/graphics is prohibited on site. Violators will be asked to change their garments or cover the offensive image/language.

Can I take pictures and videos?

Yes! You may take pictures and videos with a handheld camera, smartphone and recording device but for personal use only. Professional photo equipment, video cameras, recording devices, tripods, lights and other such equipment are not permitted without prior approval from Vue Orleans Management.