Mardi Gras World

1380 Port of New Orleans Pl.
New Orleans, LA 70130- Map It
Phone: (504) 361-7821

AAA Editor Notes

Mardi Gras World is at 1380 Port of New Orleans Pl. Blaine Kern Studios designs and builds Mardi Gras floats, props and figures; guided tours are offered through a warehouse where floats are displayed and artists and sculptors may be seen working on their creations. Visitors are welcomed with Mardi Gras beads and king cake, and the tour includes a brief film about the history of Mardi Gras and float construction. Guided tours are available.
$19.95; $15.95 (ages 65+ and students and military with ID); $12.95 (ages 2-11).
Station: John Churchill Chase St
Hours: Guided tours daily 9:30-4:30. Closed Jan. 1, Mardi Gras Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 1 hour minimum.