I really enjoyed the hour tour. New Orleans is rich in history and this is one of those places. It is a short one hour tour of the history of Mardi Gras and the makings of the costumes and floats. It would be a shame to miss this when in New Orleans.
I was disappointed to learn the museum was closed for renovation. There was no indication it was closed on Arnaud's website highlighting the museum. I specifically went to the restaurant to see the museum. They really should update their website to say so. The whole point of a website is to be able to have up to date info.
This place is a hoot! We saw it as part of a culinary guided tour so the guide was able to talk through a little bit of history as we passed through. It was neat to see the large and elaborate collection of costumes that Germaine saved from her years of parading in this event. It was free so I... 更多
This museum is upstairs from the Hurricane Katrina museum. $6 entry to see both museums. The museum has displays of costumes and artefacts from the first New Orleans Mardi Gras until now. Fantastic interesting history. Loved it.
A very small museum on the second floor of Arnaud's restaurant on Bienville. Showcases 10-15 elegant ball gowns worn by... 更多
Happened to be dining at Arnaud's - great food - and during my conversation with my waiter about the history... 更多