Louisiana State Museum, Presbytere

751 Chartres St., Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA 70116
504-568-6968 | 800-568-6968 | 504-568-4995

Property Description

Every day is Mardi Gras at the Presbytere museum! Elaborate costumes, colorful floats, and other artifacts capture the fun and frivolity of the Louisiana Carnival through the centuries.  Meanwhile, our new $7.5 million exhibition Living with Hurricanes: Katrina and Beyond offers an unforgettable experience of the power of hurricanes. Eyewitness accounts, state-of-the-art sound and video, and rare artifacts recount tragic devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005.