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I was extremely impressed with the Mardi Gras musuem. A massive number of authentic costume decorate the many rooms of the museum. As a native Mobilian, (the home of Mardi Gras) I have a unique appreciatation of the Carvnival season. Lake Charles take on the...More
Me and my gf went to check this out because we saw it was on the list for lake Charles. We were not disappointed when we checked it out. Lots and lots of information regarding the balls held in Washington and Mardi Gras. The gentleman...More
This is truly a hidden gym as it is in an old school and not a lot of signage to help you find it. If you have a GPS it should get you there. Admission is $10.00 but we got a senior discount to $5.00...More
Found this little museum on the Internet and decided to go by for a visit, it was spectacular. The costumes were fabulous, so colorful, also learned about The Jesus cake, what a truly interesting visit. Please go by this museum and learn some Mardi Gras...More
I stumbled upon this museum in a local magazine or something and decided to give it a visit. What a pleasant surprise! The costumes on display are absolutely beautiful! It is a small museum packed with beautiful costumes and masks and information about Mardi Gras....More
I'll admit - if I wasn't with a tour group I probably won't have made this stop. However - it was a great place! The museum is on the second floor of an old school and it didn't seem like it was that well marked....More
This museum is small, but contains hundreds of Mardi Gras costumes. The docent, David, was exceptional, and provided is with great details about the events and costumes... Thank you!
It would be nice for a sign to be placed outside the old school to help...More
Lake Charles Mardi Gras festival is the second largest festival in the country, outdone by New Orleans only. The difference is that in L.C. the entire family is involved and kids are part of the festivities, including wearing costumes. This hidden (and a little hard...More