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Mardi Gras World

1380 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA 70130
504-361-7821
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Ranked #21 of 163 Attractions in New Orleans
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Franklin, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Went there with family on a wonderful sunny and pleasant day in November. The tickets were priced $19.95 for adults and $12.95 for kids. My girl age 6 was very happy to pose against the colorful Mardi Gras cutouts and statues. An hour long tour is part of the exhibit, where in a 15 minute video about the history of... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This was one of my favorite things to see in New Orleans. Not only was in informative, it was a lot of fun. Don't miss this!

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Westphalia, Indiana
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

With another 60+ couple, we visited Mardi Gras World one afternoon. The tours was very interesting. We are not fond of crowds and would never visit during the actual Mardi Gras so this is a great way to see the floats up close. The fact that we were picked up & returned to our hotel was also great.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This should be on your to do list if you are in New Orleans. We took a cab (relatively inexpensive) and it was well worth it. You get to actually see them making the floats for Mardi Gras and you get to see the floats from last year. It was very informative and interesting.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Mardi Gras World was great! Hint: take the shuttle. We walked from the Riverwalk mall all the way past the giant convention center to find Mardi Gras World and it took quite awhile. There is a shuttle that runs from the Riverwalk entrance by Harrah's to MGW and back. MGW itself starts the $19.95 tour with a short film on... More

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We were looking for something to do and someone suggested this tour. Im glad they did. there is a free shuttle that will pick you up. we were given some props to dress up in and had fun with it with the group we were with. then we saw a video on the history of Mardi Gras. afterwards the tour... More

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Sacramento, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The National Real Estate Association chose this place to host a dinner party. The food was excellent, the place incredible and the music fabulous. It's great to see how they form the floats for the Mardi Grass parade at this location.

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Brighton
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Learned so much during our tour on how the floats and Mardi Gras parades operate. Great southern hospitality from the gentleman who conducted our tour. Highly recommend this tour.

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Aztec,NM
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5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is really a neat place to go. It is like a warehouse of the Mari Gras Floats. There were several kids in our group and you could tell how much they enjoyed seeing everything. The slice of King cake they give you is really good. I would recommend buying a mix in the French Quarter (Aunt Sallys)

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

chech out this wonder museum all about the Mardi Gras history. There beautiful floats and costumes designs. It's magical. Only way I can describe it is like going to Disney land as a kid.

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