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 Henriette Delille Street in New Orleans historic Treme neighborhood, near the French Quarter.
- Art Museum
- Historical Museum
- Living History Performance
- Dates closed: National Holidays
- Family Friendly
- Meeting/Tour groups welcome
- All Ages