Guided tour

New Orleans: Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes & Culture Tour

4.5 / 5

8 reviews

New Orleans: Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes & Culture Tour

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From US$ 12 per person

Join one of the most fun and unique tours in New Orleans to the Mardi Gras Museum. Learn about the history of Mardi Gras and dress up in the vast collection of Mardi Gras costumes.

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Duration 45 minutes - 1 hour
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Live tour guide
Wheelchair accessible


  • Enjoy a 45 minute guided tour with an animated guide
  • Learn the history and discover how the costumes come together and what they symbolize
  • Play in the fun and highly stocked Mardi Gras costume closet
  • Take unlimited selfies and experience the Mardi Gras traditions
Full description
The guided tour lasts about 45 minutes with unlimited access to the costume closet and unique gift shop. Your tour guide will bring the Mardi Gras traditions and costumes to life. Costumes take a year to build and you will see the details and stunning display of what makes Mardi Gras so special. With hundreds of costumes on display, you will get a wonderful glimpse into the pageantry of the Kings and Queens, the original walking tours and how they came about, as well as some of the more unique costumes. You will not be disappointed by the craftsmanship, artistry, and history behind all the costumes. 
  • Entrance to the museum
  • 45 minute guided tour
  • Opportunity to dress up in Mardi Gras costumes
  • Water cooler for your convenience
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

You will come directly to The Mardi Gras Museum of Costumes & Culture

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Important information

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  •  Children under 6 years old are free
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 8 reviews

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Fun time. Be on time thou they tell I’d does not matter but it really does or you miss a lot. Fun dressing up but more variety in sizes and costumes would of been better

April 9, 2022

The owner was amazing, and loved the history of the costumes and the krewes

March 24, 2022

October 29, 2021

Product ID: 236547