Edgar Degas Historic Home & Museum A New Orleans Bed and Breakfast

Degas House is home to the French Impressionist Master, Edgar Degas, and is a masterpiece of history and hospitality. Guests at Degas House experience an unforgettable taste of the legendary and luxurious Creole Lifestyle.

The guest rooms are located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the historic New Orleans home. Rooms and suites are named for the Musson-Degas Family. An American breakfast is served daily at the property. When New Orleans weddings, special events, or meetings are in your plans, our lovely Courtyard and Grand Parlors will provide the perfect setting for unique and treasured memories.

Courtyard y Grand Parlors

Will provide the perfect setting for unique and treasured memories.

The best location

An international gem located in the artistic, historical and social landscape of New Orleans

24 hour service

Exclusive B&B in the former home of the painter and sculptor Edgar Degas

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Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions

At the Degas House Museum Our commitment to you is to ensure that you are guaranteed an event that exceeds expectations. Our beautiful French Quarter style courtyard and ornate Victorian parlors provide ample space for a lavish ceremony and reception.

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A House Museum, Wedding Venue, Bed & Breakfast and More

Degas House is the only home of Degas anywhere in the world that is open to the public. The house is a museum and hosts guided tours, bed and breakfast guests, special events, and wedding ceremonies and receptions. It is also the home of the Edgar Degas Foundation which seeks to preserve the legacy of Degas in New Orleans and provide education and cultural programming.

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New Orleans Most Unique Event

Your next special event will be an extraordinary experience surrounded with the restored beauty of Degas House. Highlighted by reflecting sunlight from sweeping windows, Degas House provides an exquisite setting and impeccable service to ensure a successful and memorable event.


Estelle Suite

Estelle, the subject of some of Degas’ most revered paintings, was a first cousin of the Degas family and the wife of Degas’ youngest brother, René. A marriage of elegance and intimacy, the Estelle Suite is the showpiece of the house.

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Suite Mathilde

Named for Mathilde Musson, Edgar Degas’ cousin, who lived in this wing of the house with her husband and their 3 children

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Suite William Bell

Named after Mathilde Musson’s husband, who was a spy for the Confederacy during the Civil War

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Desiree Room

Overlooking our picturesque courtyard, The Desiree Room features a splendid four-post queen-size bed and elegant draperies.

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Josephine Room

Josephine was Estelle’s daughter and Degas’ niece. A copy of her portrait at age 10, painting by Degas, "Le pédicure", hangs in this room along with her photo and documents of her life.

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Gaston Artist Garret

The Gaston room is located in The Garret on the 3rd Floor of Degas House. There are NO Windows or elevator, as the room is built into the eaves of this historical home, making it extremely quiet, eliminating the noise of the city

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