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Mobile Carnival Museum

355 Government St, Mobile, AL 36602-2315
+1 251-432-3324
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A Nice Stop with Great Costumes & History.

Stopped by this place just before they closed. I thought it was well worth it. There are 3 floors... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
A Must See!

The guided tour is so informative about Mobile's history as the first Mardi Gras, and the exhibits... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary M
Mobile, Alabama
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This museum documents Mobile's long affair with the winter carnival.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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355 Government St, Mobile, AL 36602-2315
+1 251-432-3324
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped by this place just before they closed. I thought it was well worth it. There are 3 floors of garments, costumes, and stories to view along with it's history. I'd go back again with more time. If you like to learn more about the...More

Thank anthonydaniel
Reviewed 1 week ago

The guided tour is so informative about Mobile's history as the first Mardi Gras, and the exhibits are breathtaking!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum does a great job of sharing the history of Mardi Gras royalty in Mobile. If you have not seen Mardi Gras before, you will be amazed by the costumes and the and all of the intricacies invested in them. If you are from...More

Thank CarlyBurruss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Never knew the history of Mardi Gras until now. Tour guide was very knowledgeable, he even wrote a great book on history. It is a great tour for price. The staff was very friendly. This was a tour that I would recommend to anyone, made...More

Thank rickyk949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did you know that Mobile's Mardi Gras is older and most likely bigger than New Orlean - It is a fact! one of the many that we learned in this great museum for Mobile's Carnival. A week long with many balls, it Mobile makes sure...More

Thank samster396
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a nice museum in the downtown area. It charges $5 per person, $4 if you are in the AAA. The museum offers guided tours, though you can also tour via your smartphone. They have lots of fun memorabilia from the Mardi Gras parades...More

Thank Davigeta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can learn the real story behind Mardi Gras and how it got started. You will se Robes and Trains from Eras of Royal Families. This is very interesting.

Thank Virginia J
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The museum is a great place to buy,see and learn about Mobile Mardi gras. There are past costumes of past kings and Queens very nice.

Thank gogo_blondee04
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Mobile Mardi Gras Museum is a "must see" for anyone visiting or living in the Mobile area and wanting to know the history and impact of Mardi Gras in Mobile. It's colorful part of our heritage is what makes Mobile unique and playful.

Thank goldladygolfer
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The Mardi Gras Museum is in a lovely old antebellum home in Mobile. Most people think of New Orleans when they think of Mardi Gras. Mobile's Mardi Gras is actually older than that of New Orleans!! There are many historic gowns and trains worth thousands...More

Thank Sherry S
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RoMondatony E
22 January 2017|
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Response from mardigrasgirl1702 | Property representative |
The location of the Mobile Carnival Museum used to be the Mobile History Museum and it housed the displays you describe. In 2005 that museum moved to a larger space on Royal Street and it is now known as the History Museum... More
13 October 2016|
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Response from georgiagirl777 | Reviewed this property |
yes, my sister was in a wheel chair.
20 September 2015|
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Response from gale b | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We went on saturday, July 25th and it was $5.00 for me and my daughter and only $2.00 for my granddaughter. This is very reasonable and worth the price. I think they said they just had the one price for adults.