Flooded House Museum and Levee Exhibit Hall

4918-5000 Warrington Drive
New Orleans, LA

Levees.org’s Levee Exhibit Hall & Garden

Levees.org has two large physical structures at a major levee breach site – the Flooded House Museum and the Levee Exhibit Hall. Both are located at the south breach of the London Avenue Canal at 4918 and 5000 Warrington Drive, New Orleans.

Levee Exhibit Hall & Rain Garden

In 2015, Levees.org unveiled its first major exhibit – a 100-foot covered walkway housing six museum-quality exhibit panels. The text and forty photographs tell the story of the levee breaches in Greater New Orleans in 2005. The rain gardens are filled with native plants which use less fertilizer and reduce the load on the municipal drainage system.

For more about the Levee Exhibit Hall and Rain Garden, see this story by Katy Reckdahl with the New Orleans Advocate.

Flooded House Museum

In 2016, Levees.org purchased a gutted house next to the London Avenue Canal. After acquiring a special permit from the New Orleans City Planning Commission, Levees.org built an exhibit inside the house in partnership with the neighborhood residents.


Staged flooded living room using theater art techniques, Photo/Pat Garin

The exhibit, visible through the windows replicates what homes in the neighborhood may have looked like after the Army Corps of Engineers’ floodwall failed and homeowners returned from their flood-imposed exile.

Levees.org’s Unveiling Ceremony of Phase 1 Flooded House Museum. Photo/Pat Garin

This one-of-a-kind project is due to the hard work, time and talent of scores of volunteers in the fields of history, art, civil engineering, construction, photography and more.

The ribbon cutting for the completed Flooded House Museum took place March 23, 2019.

Learn more about the Flooded House Museum in this Associated Press video story.