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

 New Orleans, LA
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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 clothing
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Camera
  • ID
  • Mardi Gras World is typically 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.
  • 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.
Additional information
  • If weather is deemed by the vendor as unfavorable for this activity, your reservation may be altered, modified, rescheduled, or refunded at vendor discretion.
  • Mardi Gras World has self-guided tour brochures available in 6 different languages (Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, French and Mandarin).
  • Mardi Gras World is handicap friendly. Courtesy wheelchairs are available onsite for use, first come first serve.
  • 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.
  • Parking is available for a fee.
  • 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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Giant playground

about 2 months ago
Fascinating tour! Educational video but best part was visiting the warehouse and seeing all the floats headed to their new float event. Highly recommend this tour
Jayne Hogan

Worth a Visit

about 3 months ago
Cool experience. You get see the artistry that goes into the floats.
Steven DeMott

Mardi Gras World

about 4 months ago
Very interesting and neat seeing float decorations up close.
Eleni Bosch

Mardi gras world

about 7 months ago
Had a wonderful time love the place
Christine Harris
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