"Discover the Birthplace Of Mardi Gras Mobile Alabama"

The Mobile Carnival Museum highlights the history of Mardi Gras in its true birthplace - Mobile Alabama

Business Hours

Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
Tue, Thu
  • Immerse yourself in the rich history and traditions of carnival. 
  • See firsthand the intricate designs and artistry of majestic crowns , scepters and robes of Mardi Gras monarchs.  
  • Discover the art of costume design and float construction .
  • View videos of parades and balls.
  • Witness the pomp and pageantry of past coronations. 
  • Browse a pictorial gallery of historical photographs dating back to 1886. 
  • Experience a behind the mask view of the street party by climbing aboard a rocking float. 
  • Become a costumed youth rider in the Little Mystics Den.

Virtual Tour

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Catching the Mardi Gras spirit in Alabama 

View this is a great article that appeared in the Boston Globe newspaper a couple of days ago about the Mardi Gras in Mobile. Last year the Alabama State Tourism Office led the charge in getting a writer from the Globe to visit Mobile. The CVB staff played a role in assisting the writer during her visit to our city. This another great example of partnering with our stakeholders!
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