Backstreet Cultural Museum
New Orleans, LA 70116
Guest Information:Family Friendly, Meeting/Tour groups welcomeSuitable for Ages:All Ages
The Backstreet Cultural Museum is home to costumes, artifacts, memorabilia, photographs, films, and other materials important to New Orleans’ African American cultural traditions. These living folklife traditions include Mardi Gras Indians, Skull and Bone gangs, Baby Dolls, jazz funerals, social aid & pleasure clubs, and more. A pillar in the historic Faubourg Tremé neighborhood, the Backstreet Cultural Museum is the place to discover New Orleans’ parading arts.
The Backstreet Cultural Museum is located at 1116 St. Claude Ave., in New Orleans historic Trem neighborhood, near the French Quarter.