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Address: 119 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi, MS
Phone Number: +1 228-435-6308
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Description: This museum, scheduled to open in the Summer of 2014 is dedicated to the...
This museum, scheduled to open in the Summer of 2014 is dedicated to the history of Mardi Gras along the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The museum is located in the Magnolia Hotel, the only surviving antibellum hotel structure in the area. The museum gift shop is currently open Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm.
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Cute.

This is a very small museum which will take you all of 15 minutes to go through. The staff was very friendly and even took pictures of us. If you are walking around downtown... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a very small museum which will take you all of 15 minutes to go through. The staff was very friendly and even took pictures of us. If you are walking around downtown Biloxi you should stop in for a quick look.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My daughter loves Mardi Gras and this was a quick trip, so this was perfect. It has only about 5 exhibits, one room has some costumes you can try on(mainly male costumes) and a video playing of one of the galas. The attendant in the gift shop could have taken a second to acknowledge that we were there, but she... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It's a quaint informative place to check out. They have a room with outfits you can put on & take pics for a memento of your experience which I thought was pretty cool.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Although it was quiet and small, we found the Mardi Gras Museum charming... We were able to see some of the flamboyant gowns from the Mardi Gras balls of the past...There was a cute gift shop, and the attendant was charming and SO helpful! Definitely you should peak in - if you're in the neighborhood! (right across from Mary Mahoney's...)

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maben
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We saw the Mardi Gras Museum on Trip Advisor and decided to go while in Biloxi. It's cute, and the young lady there was nice and offered us coffee. The display is small but they are growing. Everything they had before the hurricane was destroyed. It takes time to gain items. What they was enough just to see a taste... More 

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Pendleton, Indiana, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

One review stated they saw/heard about the floats at Mardi Gras. We saw/heard nothing of them. The gal at the desk was more interested in giving us the brochure than talking with us. She would have rather been at the Air Show going on today.That said, the few costumes were gorgeous. Hopefully they can find the money to expand to... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A great Museum to visit. I love all those colorful costumes. It is a tiny museum however great enough for me to get all the information regarding Mardi Gras history. They even have good quality coffee with staff that's very friendly. The Visitor Center has more costumes to see and the exhibit has been very educational .

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Winter Haven
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 via mobile

This is not really a museum, it is a restored old hotel with Mardi Gras costume displays on the ground floor, they are planning on extending the exhibition to upstairs but that will not be completed for a while. The displays themselves of the costumes are amazing to see how much work goes into each costume and many of them... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

great!! When we went we saw all the floats and we saw how it is they made it and we got to have a piece of king cake and when the floats were parked inside there were still beads attached to the floats where people had thrown them back hahaha anf we took them as souvenirs!! It was interesting and... More 

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Mount Airy, GA, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is near Mary Mahoney's Restaurant. It is in an old building and there are some interesting Mardi Gras items in this museum.

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