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New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park

New Orleans, LA | http://www.nps.gov/jazz/
Joined in October 2015

About Us

In 1987, the 100th U.S. Congress resolved that "Jazz is hereby designated as a rare and valuable national American treasure to which we should devote our attention, support, and resources to make sure it is preserved, understood and promulgated."

The park's mission is to serve the nation as a global leader in the promulgation of New Orleans jazz by enhancing and instilling a public appreciation and understanding of the origins, early history, development and progression of this uniquely American music art form - jazz. To preserve unimpaired this cultural resource and it's core values for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.

In 1987, the 100th U.S. Congress resolved that "Jazz is hereby designated as a rare and valuable national American treasure to which we should devote our attention, support, and resources to make sure it is preserved, understood and promulgated…

Issue Areas Include

  • Arts & Music
  • Children & Youth
  • Education

Location

  • 400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70116, United States

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