“Making Mardi Gras” exhibit will give you a once-in-a-lifetime view of all the details that create an amazing carnival experience!
Get into the Mardi Gras spirit taking a look at everything that happens behind the scenes throughout the preparations. The Historic New Orleans Collection has an amazing exhibit that will fascinate tourists and locals. “Making Mardi Gras” features a show-stopping display that includes hand-painted coconuts, costumes, and float artists.
Ticket holders will learn about the evolving traditions of New Orleans’ most important event of the year and the modern festivities that make it a world-famous event.
About The Historic New Orleans Collection
The Historic New Orleans Collection, also known as THNOC is a museum, research center, and publisher founded in 1966 dedicated to preserving the history and culture of New Orleans and the Gulf South.
They have three different campuses in the heart of the French Quarter and their admission is always free!
Where: The Historic New Orleans Collection 📍 520 Royal Street, Tricentennial Wing, 3rd Floor
When: 📆 January 6 – May 8, 2022
Admission: 🎟 Free ticketed admission
Hours: ⏰ Tuesday-Saturday 9:30am-4:30pm Sunday 10:30am-4:30pm