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NOLA Cheap: 10 Things Under $10.00

New Orleans is full of things to do and places (and people) to see. Here are 10 things to do in the Crescent City that won’t leave your wallet bent out of shape!

1. Take in a 3-D film at the Entergy IMAX Theater and learn about the Deep Sea, Dinosaurs, The Grand Canyon or Hurricanes. Located next to the Aquarium of the Americas at 1 Canal Street. $9.00

2. Enjoy a beer flight at Crescent City Brewhouse. Crescent City brews their beer on-sight and feature five different brews including Pilsner, Red Stallion, Black Forest and Weiss plus a seasonal beer. $8.50 for a flight of 5

The New Orleans Botanical Garden at City Park

3. Take in the beautiful sights, sounds and smells at the City Park New Orleans Botanical Garden.  $6.00

4. Check out the lifelike wax statues at the Musée de Conti Historical Wax Museum. The Musée de Conti has 154 life-size figures all portrayed in historically accurate settings. $6.75

5. Enjoy a delicious, local beverage, The Adelaide Swizzle, made with rum, lime juice, bitters, soda and a secret ingredient, at Café Adelaide. Located in the Loews Hotel. $6.50

6. Take in the amazing exhibits at the New Orleans Museum of Art, and then go for a walk around City Park. Be sure to see the Turner Painting that the museum won in a Superbowl bet with Indianapolis. It goes back at the end of June! $8.00

7. Visit the historic Cabildo which was the site of the Louisiana Purchase transfer. $6.00

Photo from Trip Advisor of a Pat O'Brien's Hurricane

8. Take cover! And enjoy one of New Orleans’ most famous libations, a Pat O’Brien’s Hurricane. Be careful though, this thing is definitely a Category 5! $8.00

9. Visit the Backstreet Cultural Museum which houses exhibits on the Mardi Gras Indians, Jazz Funerals and Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs. $8.00

10. Enjoy a traditional New Orleans muffaletta at Central Grocery. The sandwich is made with olive salad and layers of capicola, salami, mortadella, emmentaler, and provolone cheese. $7.00

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