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U.S. Mint

The U.S. Mint is part of the Louisiana State Museum system--and admission is free.
The old U.S. Mint located along Esplanade Ave not far from the French Market. 

Some of us weren't even aware there had been a U.S. Mint in New Orleans!

The Millionaire Calculator.

More exhibits and a great view of the old historic walls.
Robyn is in the photo.
Upon first enterng the Mint, one gets the feeling that they're in prison! 

A view of the exhibits--and a great way to dry off after a day in the high humidity outside. 


Crucibles at one time contained melted bullion.