travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Mardi Gras World, New Orleans, Louisiana

 
00
    
Legend
  • Sightseeing travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: n/a
papillon's pictureby papillon Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 28th of August, 2010
If you haven't had the chance to celebrate Mardi Gras in New Orleans, you can at least see the floats at the Mardi Gras World.

Blaine Kern manufactures over two thirds of all the floats parading the city during Mardi Gras, and they also provide props to lots of other festivals and venues.

You can see ready-made floats, and also see the artists at work, and find out more about the traditions of the festival.

Address:
1380 Port of New Orleans Place

Price:
$18.50 adults, $14.50 seniors and $11.50 children (3-11)

Opening Hours:
7 days a week from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM, tours every 30 minutes

On the web:
http://www.mardigrasworld.com/

 
New Orleans SilversmithsHistoric Voodoo Museum in New Orleans
 
 
 
Sightseeing
tips

Recent travel tips for New Orleans

  • Preservation Hall
    It would be just plain wring to leave New Orleans without listening live to some real New Orleans jazz, and there's no better place for it then the Preservation Hall, a venue that's been functioning since 1961. The place opens and 8 PM [...]
    D: 0.4mi00
  • Saint Louis Cemetery No. 1
    This interesting city has some interesting cemeteries, and among the 40 graveyards scattered around New Orleans, Saint Louis no. 1 is one of the most interesting. Like in typical New Orleanean cemeteries, the graves are all built above [...]
    D: 0.6mi00
  • Old Ursulines Convent
    The oldest building in the New Orleans is Old Ursulines Convent. It is also one of the most fascinating examples of French colonial architecture that you could possibly find anywhere. In addition to the main building, you can also see the [...]
    D: 0.8mi10
  • Molly's pub in New Orleans
    It's not that unusual to find an Irish pub in the French Quarter (and they have a tradition that goes way back to the times of the French colinists), but Molly's is one of the liveliest and most welcoming watering holes in the Vieux Carre. [...]
    D: 0.4mi00
  • Historic Voodoo Museum in New Orleans
    Voodoo is an important part of New Orleans culture, and not only because it is still practiced by some, in the form of gris-gris and other spells, but because there have been some influential voodoo queens in the city (Marie Laveau)and [...]
    D: 0.6mi00

Things about New Orleans you may be interested in

 
 
 
guides

Recommended

New Orleans Nightlife

·   Metropolitan.  You can find the place at 310 Andrew Higgins Drive.  It is a multilevel club with six bars and three rooms in it.  This night life option is open to the public in whatever age bracket.  From cocktails to beers, name it and the place has everything perfectly fit for your choosy taste.   ·   Gold Mine Saloon.  Found at 75 Dauphine Street, this bar is reminiscent of the [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Zamora, Spain
The town of Zamora was founded by the Romans and is located one hour north of Salamanca and one hour west of Portugal. The city is famous for the...
Sightseeing: The town of Zamora

Budapest, Hungary
If you want to see Budapest from another view, I have an advice for you. Last summer I was with a ship from Budapest to Szentendre - it was awesome...
Sightseeing: Cruising from Budapest to Szentendre

 

Bhuj, India
If you love the art on metal, this is the best place to get astonished with some fabulous metal work. Museum of Kutch basically represent the...
History & Culture: Museum of Kutch

Cebu, Philippines
Welcome to MyCebuRealEstate your wealth of information on Cebu Real Estate and Philippine Real Estate. Having a hard time finding the perfect...
General: Cebu Real Estate - Cebu House - Philippine Real Estate

 

Masandra, Ukraine
Abends ist am Strand immer viel los. Es gibt viele Rastaurants und viele kleine Spielkasinos für Kinder.
General: Strand und Rastaurants

Bakersfield, California
We stayed only a night at Bakersfield, but when we heard about the Murray Family Farm that sell freshly picked fruits and vegetables, we just had...
Outdoors Activities: Murray Family Farm

 

Cleveland, Ohio
Located in the historic site of Cleveland, Momocho Restaurant is truly Mexican with a hint of eclectic modernism to it. The place looks awesome,...
Food: Momocho Restaurant

Memphis, Tennessee
Full of impressionist and post-impressionist paintings, the Dixon Gallery and Gardens is a great, peaceful get-away for those you would like to...
Sightseeing: Dixon Gallery and Gardens

 

Phoenix, Arizona
The Superstition Mountain in Arizona, east of Phoenix was created 29 million years ago and it is the main character of many ancient Native American...
Outdoors Activities: The Superstition Mountain

Ponce Inlet, Florida
Dining on deck with dolphins jumping up and down beside you is really a unique experience. We were so lucky to get a glimpse of them playing in the...
Food: Down The Hatch Restaurant

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*