Historic Olde Towne Slidell, which contains the neighborhood and businesses bordered by Fremaux Avenue, Front and Robert Streets, and Third Street, AKA Sergeant Alfred Street, contains some of the most popular destinations in the city.
Spend the afternoon strolling Olde Towne Slidell and you'll find antiques, clothing and home decor shops, restaurants and gift shops carrying Saints- and LSU-licensed merchandise. Slidell's Historic Antique District features a variety of shops offering vintage home furnishings, clothing and accessories. You'll also make great finds on Carey Street at cool shops like Green Oaks Apothecary, Café du Bone, Three Divas and a Sugardaddy Fine Gifts and I.D.eel Design, which offers unique local art.
If art is your thing, head for the Slidell Cultural Center at City Hall to see exhibitions by regional artists working in a variety of media. Or, take a self-guided tour of Slidell's beautiful murals at eight locations around the historic district. History buffs will enjoy a visit to the Slidell Museum, situated in the old town jail at 2020 First St., which includes the Mardi Gras Museum, a collection of over 800 pieces of Carnival memorabilia including dresses, costumes, scepters, goblets and throws, and historical scrapbooks of past kings and queens.
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