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Mardi Gras Museum

Address: 119 Rue Magnolia, Biloxi, MS
Phone Number: +1 228-435-6308
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Ranked #24 of 29 Attractions in Biloxi
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: This museum, scheduled to open in the Summer of 2014 is dedicated to the history of Mardi Gras...
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Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: 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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Greenville, North Carolina
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The old house the museum is in is more fascinating right now than the museum itself. In their defense the display is not fully open yet. There were 3 rooms in a house with approx. 6 costumes to look at. The attendant said they will open the second story and have a lot more costumes in the future.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

First - this is free. Rare to find that. Second, the young man who was at the desk this day had so much information to share with us about Katrina and it's effect on the area. He told us that unfortunately many of the older costumes were lost in Katrina, but the ones they have on display are beautiful. We... More 

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North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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52 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

From what I understand this museum is a work in progress for right now. My husband and I visited on March 22nd. I loved the costume displays - photos attached. I believe once the organization that is sponsoring the museum can finish compiling all their items and information this will be a very nice museum.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Lacked displays and decorum, staff not friendly! Needs more work. Not all of Mardi Gras history covered, small museum.

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Bill_Raymond, Manager at Mardi Gras Museum, responded to this review

I am sorry you had a bad experience in Biloxi. I see you posted a review of the Biloxi Mardi Gras Museum in October of last year. The museum was not operating in October of 2013. The museum gift shop did open in November but the museum will not open until sometime this summer. If you are in the area... More 

biloxi ms
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

shows the history of mardi gras on the coast. downtown and nice area to visit.

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