Guide: Luggage Storage in New Orleans

Look here if you are looking for lockers and places to leave your luggage in New Orleans:

If you love to travel, there’s nothing more annoying than carrying your luggage through the entire city. Well, maybe you like to carry it around – if not, this is our coverage of where to store your luggage when in New Orleans.


You might be lucky to stay in a hotel willing to store your bags. This is a great option if you need a little more time to look around the area where your hotel is located. If you want to explore places away from your hotel, it’s possible that some hotels will let you store your bags for a fee even if you are not a guest. However, it’s not all hotels that offer this service to people who are not staying at the hotel, but it never hurts to ask!

Passenger Terminal: Union Station

If you’re traveling to New Orleans via Amtrak, and have a valid ticket. The Union Passenger Terminal offers luggage storage for $10 per day. Don’t have a valid Amtrak ticket? Amtrak now allows you to store items for $20 per item for 24 hours. See their website for more information, and make sure you bring a valid Government photo ID.

Greyhound Bus Terminal

Greyhound busses now offer bag storage at $8 per bag up to 24 hours at their New Orleans terminal. There are a few rules/regulations to follow when storing with Greyhound you need to be aware of before using them.

Luggage storage at museums and galleries

If you’re going to store luggage for more than just a few hours it’s sometimes cheaper to use self-storage facilities at museums and galleries. It’s also a great excuse to experience a cultural aspect in New Orleans! Fortunately, several museums offer this service and you might have to leave your bags at one of the nearby stations.

Below we’ve gathered a collection of museums and galleries in New Orleans where you are sometimes welcome to store luggage. Call ahead if you want to be 100% sure.

National World War II Museum

The address is 945 Magazine St.
Open Everyday 09:00 am – 5:00 pm

This free service is offered to museum patrons only.

New Orleans Museum of Art

The address is 1 Collins Diboll Cir.
Open Tue – Sun 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Monday Closed

This free service is offered to museum patrons only.

Luggage storage at airports in New Orleans 

Unfortunately, due to TSA restrictions luggage storage or left luggage is no longer allowed in Airports. So making plans around this is imperative.

Why you should store your luggage

Sightseeing and attractions just aren’t the same with a suitcase in each hand and a backpack. This is the key reason why you should consider planning where to store your luggage while shopping and exploring the city of New Orleans. 

Besides the struggling with unhandy suitcases, they also put a physical strain on you as you carry them around with you. Therefore, left luggage storage is the perfect service for you! While storing your luggage in a safe place you’re able to enjoy your time in New Orleans.