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This small museum is packed with dusty displays of Voodoo objects from around the world and right here in New Orleans, including some that allegedly belonged to the legendary Voodoo queen, Marie Laveau. While serious practitioners might scoff at the tourist orientation of this place, it offers a good introduction to the truth behind the myths of this much-maligned practice. You’ll get the most out of your visit if you engage with whoever is manning the front desk, someone usually involved in Voodoo and invariably happy to discuss it with those with a sincere interest. They can even arrange a reading or custom gris-gris bag for you or hook you up with herbs or Voodoo dolls. Why not? (Don’t confuse this place with the Marie Laveau House of Voodoo on Bourbon Street.)