The Visual Arts Collection of the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans is divided into three categories: paintings, works of art on paper and photography.
The New Orleans Jazz Club Collections of the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans includes instruments, photographs, recordings, film, pictorial, sheet music and other iconic symbols.
Costumes And Textiles Collection
The Louisiana State Museumin New Orleans has one of the largest and finest costume and textile collections in the United States. The collection ranges from late 18th century to the present with the majority of objects having a Louisiana provenance including quilts, hosuehold textiles, uniforms, flags, and carnival costumes.
Science And Technology Collection
The Science and Technology collection at the Louisiana State Museum in New Orleans consists primarily of tools people have used to shape their environment dating from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.
Decorative Arts Collection
The Decorative Arts Collection in New Orleans encompasses furniture, ceramics and glass, and metals. Its emphasis is on Louisiana-related artifacts from 1790 to 1890.
The Louisiana Historical Center
Housed in the Old United States Mint in New Orleans, The Historic Center opened its doors in January, 1977. In addition to maps and manuscripts, the Center houses sheet music, microfilm, scrapbooks, pamphlets, and newspapers.