Set alongside the Mississippi River, Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World creates floats for the world-famous festival and its accompanying parades. Blaine Kern Studios (the company that sponsors the tours) serves as a major supplier for many Mardi Gras festivities and builds the set pieces from scratch. You can tour the warehouse to discover the methods, techniques, and processes used in their production, plus you'll get a glimpse industry's history. Bring a camera--the tour allows up-close photos of the floats as well as an opportunity to take pictures in a classic Mardi Gras costume. A shuttle pick-up from downtown New Orleans is included in the price of the ticket. Arrange your visit to Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World and discover more family-friendly attractions in New Orleans using our New Orleans holiday maker app.
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Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World reviews
Such a thrill seeing these amazing floats! Allow plenty of time to view these incredible structures located inside a large warehouse. I attended Mardi Gras only once in the 1980s and seeing the...
Such a thrill seeing these amazing floats! Allow plenty of time to view these incredible structures located inside a large warehouse. I attended Mardi Gras only once in the 1980s and seeing the... more »
This may have been one of my favorite activities my friends and I did visiting New Orleans. The museum starts with a slice of kings cake and watching a video about Mardi Gras. Then you go through the.... more
This may have been one of my favorite activities my friends and I did visiting New Orleans. The museum starts with a slice of kings cake and watching a video about Mardi Gras. Then you go through the.... more »
A really cool experience. The tour appeared to be longer and larger than what it actually was but still was a good experience. Myself and my family enjoyed ourselves. You get a free slice of king cake which makes it a lot better as well. So we definitely recommend visiting.
Loved it and could have spent hours taking pictures. It starts with their bus picking us up and driving us to the tour, an offered treat of a bite of Kings Cake on arrival, followed by a short movie. You then get to follow a path through their warehouse of floats and props as well as get to look into the working areas. SO Much to see! We were able to spend time talking with one of the artists and she was great. We learned a lot and had a great time. And yes, after we were dine, the bus took us back.
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