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Mardi Gras World Admission & Self-Guided Tour With Complimentary Shuttle Transportation

 New Orleans, LA
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Use coupon code MARDIGRAS and receive 10% off. Complimentary shuttle pickup!

Come see where and how Mardi Gras is made! This is the only a tour that offers a real, behind-the-scenes look at the one and only Mardi Gras! The fantastical floats are handcrafted by NOLA artists all year long and are the highlight of the party during parade season. This hour-long tour allows visitors to take a sneak peek at the newest designs! Learn about what makes New Orleans famous: Mardi Gras! Book your spot today!

Activity Highlights
  • Mardi Gras World Admission & Self-Guided Tour With Complimentary Shuttle Transportation
  • Behind-the-scenes look at New Orleans Mardi Gras
  • See the 3-D digital fabricator that carves out the Mardi Gras float props
  • Great for all ages
What's Included
  • Self-guided tour of Mardi Gras World
  • Shuttle transportation from Downtown New Orleans or the French Quarter
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Camera
  • ID
  • Throughout Mardi Gras festivities, complimentary shuttle pick up will vary day to day due to parades, but Mardi Gras World will do their best to accommodate all on the routes they are able to access.
  • Mardi Gras World is closed on Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter and, of course, Mardi Gras Day.
  • Mardi Gras World is open 7 days a week, from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, with first tour beginning at 9:30 am and last tour beginning at 4:30 pm. Mardi Gras World will close at 5:30 pm (the last tour begins at 4:30 pm), subject to change, hours may vary. Please confirm with vendor prior to arrival.
Additional information
  • Mardi Gras World is handicap friendly. Courtesy wheelchairs are available onsite for use, first come first serve.
  • Mardi Gras World has self-guided tour brochures available in 6 different languages (Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, French and Mandarin).
  • Mardi Gras World offers a complimentary shuttle with designated pick-ups downtown and in the French Quarter.
  • Mardi Gras tours begin every half hour and last for approximately one hour.
  • Children under 2 years old are free.
  • Gift shop available on-site.
  • Restrooms are available.

1380 Port of New Orleans Pl, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

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Mardi Gras World Admission & Self-Guided Tour With Complimentary Shuttle Transportation

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about 4 months ago
It was easy to use the voucher through Tripshock to get the ticket. Mardi Gras museum was a cool experience.
Darlene G

Hidden gem tour

about 5 months ago
Fantastic to see behind the scenes of Mardi Gras…loved the movie and the free King cake…well worth it.
Carri D

Very interesting!

about 5 months ago
Mardi Gras World was a hit with my children, especially the younger ones(3yrs old). The enjoyed see the different floats and older enjoyed learning the history of Mardi Gras and how the floats are made. It was overall very interesting and informative
Hannah M

View from John

about 7 months ago
Not what I was expecting. Was hoping to try on costumes, take photos with more statues and see more recent floats. Overall very nice and clean, friendly staff and king cake was delicious.
John V