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

♦ 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.