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809 Kirby St., Central School Arts & Humanities Center,
Lake Charles, LA 70601

Property Description

Inside the Mardi Gras Museum, there are more Mardi Gras costumes that can be found in one place than anywhere in the world! The museum was recently updated with video footage, animated characters (such as Mardi Gras talking chickens)! Learn about the history of Mardi Gras, walk through the halls with towering and glittering costumes, view how to make a King Cake, as well as the intricacies of costume making. There is even a float that patrons can climb aboard.


Located in downtown Lake Charles, from Interstate 10, travel south on Ryan St. to Kirby St., and then, take a left. The museum is located on the left hand side of Kirby in the Central School Arts & Humanities Center., 809 Kirby St.

Mardi Gras Museum in Lake Charles
Mardi Gras Museum in Lake Charles
Disabled Traveler Information
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Group Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Student Discount
Facility Amenities
  • Bus Parking
General Information
  • Open Year-Round
Guest Information
  • Family Friendly
  • Meeting/Tour groups welcome
Payment Options
  • Cash
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Tour Information
  • Self-guided tours