New Orleans, LA > Museums
01/20/2020 ~ 01/26/2020

Mardi Gras World Admission & Guided Tour With Complimentary Shuttle Transportation

Use coupon code MARDIGRAS and receive 10% off. Complimentary shuttle pickup!

Come see where Mardi Gras is made! This is the only a tour that offers a real, behind-the-scenes look at how Mardi Gras is made. 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 see take a sneak peek at the newest designs! Learn about what makes New Orleans famous: Mardi Gras!

Activity Highlights
  • Behind-the-scenes look at New Orleans Mardi Gras
  • See the 3-D digital fabricator that carves out the Mardi Gras float props
  • Enjoy a free slice of King Cake, a New Orleans Mardi Gras Tradition
  • Complimentary shuttle transportation to and from our facility

Duration: Varies

What's Included
  • 1-hour guided tour of Mardi Gras World
  • Slice of King Cake
  • Shuttle transportation from Downtown New Orleans or the French Quarter
What to bring
  • Camera
  • Comfortable walking shoes
Restrictions
  • Mardi Gras World is closed on Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter and, of course, Mardi Gras Day.
  • Mardi Gras World will close at 2 pm (last tour begins at 1 pm) on Christmas Eve as well as the Saturday, Sunday, and Monday before Fat Tuesday.
  • 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.
Additional information
  • Mardi Gras World is open 7 days a week, from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, with the first tour beginning at 9:30 am and the last tour beginning at 4:30 pm
  • Mardi Gras tours begin every half hour and last for approximately one hour.
  • Mardi Gras World has self-guided tour brochures available in 6 different languages (Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, French and Mandarin).
  • French tours available upon special request.
  • Gift shop on site.
  • Children under 2 are free.
  • Restrooms available.
  • 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. Please call 504-361-7821 to request pickup.
Cancellation policy

Once the voucher is redeemed at Mardi Gras World your ticket(s) is valid for one day only. It may be redeemed for any day other than the selected date of arrival. Online tickets are non-refundable after they have been redeemed. Customer may cancel their ticket order prior to the selected date for a full refund minus a $5 service fee.

Location

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

Mardi Gras World Admission & Guided Tour With Complimentary Shuttle Transportation

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Satisfied customer
about 3 days ago
The booking process was simple. Worked like a dream at our event which was Mardi Gras World. We are very satisfied with the whole experience and will be looking to TripShock in the future. Thank you!
Suzanne Y
A Must See in New Orleans
about 2 months ago
You will appreciate all of the steps involved in design and construction of these amazing floats. Tour guide was informative and pleasant.
John F
awesome
about 2 months ago
this was a well liked spot was totally surprised with what all they do all over the world as a company. recommend you take their comp shuttle our driver was phenomenal and loved his job had us cracking up the whole trip back!
Javier L
Mardi Gras World
about 2 months ago
Great deal saved a few dollars.
James P