Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, New Orleans

4.4
Set alongside the Mississippi River, Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World creates floats for the world-famous festival and its accompanying parades. Blaine Kern Studios (the company that sponsors the tours) serves as a major supplier for many Mardi Gras festivities and builds the set pieces from scratch. You can tour the warehouse to discover the methods, techniques, and processes used in their production, plus you'll get a glimpse industry's history. Bring a camera--the tour allows up-close photos of the floats as well as an opportunity to take pictures in a classic Mardi Gras costume. A shuttle pick-up from downtown New Orleans is included in the price of the ticket. Arrange your visit to Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World and discover more family-friendly attractions in New Orleans using our New Orleans holiday maker app .
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  • The museum has a shuttle that will pick you up from your hotel Glad they do since it would be difficult to get there unless you had a car. The tour part explains what you are seeing. This company buil...  more »
  • The van picked us up and delivered us to Mardi Gras World. The tour was informative and interesting especially because we got to see people working on next year’s Mardi Gras floats. I was amazed at th...  more »
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  • I loved touring Mardi Gras World! The price was a bit steep, but I would still recommend it. It’s a working warehouse and it’s really cool to see the artists working on props. They encourage pictures and are willing to answer all your questions. It was also nice to get a run-down on Mardi Gras since I basically knew nothing. Really friendly staff and fun experience!
  • Absolute must-see for anyone who loves Mardi Gras, and those who don't know anything about it. Beautiful props! Nice walk around the warehouse, up close and hands on. Nice gift store. Free shuttle to Canal Street and the French Quarter.

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