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  1. United States
  2. Louisiana
  3. New Orleans
  4. French Quarter

New Orleans: Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes & Culture Tour

Product ID: 236547
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Join one of the most fun and unique tours in New Orleans to the Mardi Gras Museum. Learn about the history of Mardi Gras and dress up in the vast collection of Mardi Gras costumes.
About this activity
Duration 45 minutes - 1 hour
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a 45 minute guided tour with an animated guide
  • Learn the history and discover how the costumes come together and what they symbolize
  • Play in the fun and highly stocked Mardi Gras costume closet
  • Take unlimited selfies and experience the Mardi Gras traditions
Full description
The guided tour lasts about 45 minutes with unlimited access to the costume closet and unique gift shop. Your tour guide will bring the Mardi Gras traditions and costumes to life. Costumes take a year to build and you will see the details and stunning display of what makes Mardi Gras so special.

With hundreds of costumes on display, you will get a wonderful glimpse into the pageantry of the Kings and Queens, the original walking tours and how they came about, as well as some of the more unique costumes. You will not be disappointed by the craftsmanship, artistry, and history behind all the costumes. 
Includes
  • Entrance to the museum
  • 45 minute guided tour
  • Opportunity to dress up in Mardi Gras costumes
  • Water cooler for your convenience
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

You will come directly to The Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes & Culture

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children under 6 years old are free
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