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Friday, January 29, 2016

Musee Conti to close for good Jan. 31

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click to enlarge Andrew Jackson leads the Battle of New Orleans in this exhibit at Musee Conti. The wax museum closes Jan. 31 after 52 years. - CHERYL GERBER
  • CHERYL GERBER
  • Andrew Jackson leads the Battle of New Orleans in this exhibit at Musee Conti. The wax museum closes Jan. 31 after 52 years.

New Orleans' own quirky wax museum, Musee Conti, is set to close Sunday after 52 years of entertaining visitors and schoolchildren with wax dioramas of scenes like the Louisiana Purchase and the Battle of New Orleans.

Read our November cover story about Musee Conti's unusual history here.

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