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Mardi Gras World Admission

Mardi Gras World invites you to take a look behind the magic of Mardi Gras on your next visit to New Orleans! Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World is New Orleans' showcase of carnival, with thousands of sensational sculptured props and breath-taking giant figures on display all year-round. Tourists are encouraged to bring their cameras and picture themselves next to King Kong, Marilyn Monroe, the giant Bacchsaurus, and thousands of other props and sculptures.

Daily tours take you through this once-forbidden location inside New Orleans where Mardi Gras is made. You can now see Blaine Kern's artists and sculptors actually create the magical images and figures of Mardi Gras in full view of visitors throughout the year.

All tours include free King Cake & Coffee!


  • Hours of Operation:
    Doors open: 9:30 AM
    Last Tour: 4:30 PM


  • Open Daily. Closed Christmas Day, Thanksgiving, Easter and Mardi Gras Day


  • Handicap accessible: Yes

Other Information

Location: New Orleans, LA
Contact Information: 1380 Port of New Orleans Place New Orleans, LA 70130

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