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Mardi Gras World, New Orleans, Louisiana

 
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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/

 
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