Backstreet Cultural Museum
1531 St. Philip Street
New Orleans LA 70116
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.
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