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Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World

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Address: 1380 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: 504-361-7821
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: Mardi Gras World is the most unique attraction in America’s most uniquely...
Mardi Gras World is the most unique attraction in America’s most uniquely attractive city. Come see how Mardi Gras is made and get up close to Mardi Gras' grandest floats and sculptures.
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Gimme some beads, Mister!

This was eye opening! It's fascinating that almost all those floats in all parades are made by this company! They even do the Disney World and EuroDisney floats! The young man... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was eye opening! It's fascinating that almost all those floats in all parades are made by this company! They even do the Disney World and EuroDisney floats! The young man that does the presentation is really good but the shuttle bus driver in the French Quarter is the best! I don't remember his name but he should have his... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It was hot, but it was fun, thanks to Spencer! It was bigger than I expected and had a lot more history to it than I knew before. It was a knowledgable experience and the staff were all so nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Have always wanted to come to Mardi Gras in New Orleans & this tour just convinced me I MUST come now! Unbelievable artistry on the props & floats. Spencer our tour guide was great very knowledgable of the history & current Mardi Gras! Plus you get to sample Kings Cake!!

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My mom and I had an excellent time at Mardi Gras World! They let you dress up in fun, traditional Mardi Gras costumes and serve everyone King Cake. There is also an informative and tasteful short video sharing info on the history and traditions of Mardi Gras. Then Spencer, our totally awesome fantastic and cool tour guide, gave us a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Did a nice job with the history of the Parade - shows a movie of past and present Parades. They let you dress in costumes and take pictures with some of the props. Give you a tour of the facility and how the props are made.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We wandered down to this get an idea of what Mardi Gras is all about and seeing the enormous constructions really allows you to appreciate the craftsmanship and work that goes into the event.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Short video and then a tour about Mardi Gras through the warehouses of Blaine Kern, Took family. Great to see all the floats and props-a little pricey for what you get, but worth seeing at least once.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

I really wasn't expecting to enjoy this place. It was something my dad kept telling me I needed to see. So finally I did, and he was right. It starts with the movie and you get to dress up and take pictures and then you get to see how all these wonderful floats are made it so much more than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Fun and interesting! We really enjoyed our visit. Loved seeing the artists work on current projects and they give you time to wander, see the floats, and take pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Spencer was an awesome tour guide. He was full of great info and made our time here worth while. Thanks!!

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Additional Information about Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World

Address: 1380 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone Number: 504-361-7821
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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