Mardi Gras Attractions
While on your visit to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, be sure to visit the other carnival-related attractions that the city has to offer. Not only can you experience the extravagant parades firsthand, but you can also visit certain restaurants and museums that are built upon the history of Mardi Gras.
Louisiana State Museum: Carnival
Discover Mardi Gras through five major themes - History, Masking, Parades, Balls and the Courir du Mardi Gras -at the Louisiana State Museum.
To find out more about the Carnival exhibit, "Mardi Gras: It's Carnival Time in Louisiana," visit the museum at 751 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70116.
The Germaine Cazenave Wells Mardi Gras Museum
Free and open to the public, this museum features a collection of Mardi Gras Carnival court gowns, costumes and other memorabilia made in France.
Come and visit the the Germaine Cazenave Wells Mardi Gras Museum during restaurant hours, open seven days a week. 813 Rue Bienville, New Orleans, LA 70112.