Coastal Mardi Gras Museum
Are you in the mood for some beautiful view of costumes and celebratory artifacts?
The Coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum is located at 792 A Howard Avenue, Biloxi 39530, United States.
About the Coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum
The museum features thrilling artwork and beautifully designed costumes. It also exhibits carnival Mementos which include glass beads, Dumbloons, Krewe favors and crowns, scepters, and also informative videos and artwork that is closely related to the beloved Mardi Gras annual celebration or event.
– The museum is open to the public, access can be gotten into the museum by purchasing a ticket, for adults the price is $ 8, for seniors or military the ticket is sold for $ 7, and for children or kids under the age of 12, the ticket is sold for just $ 5. Business hours at the museum are from the hour of 10 AM to 4 PM on Tuesdays through Fridays. The museum is closed on Mondays and Saturdays.
The coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras museum tends to highlight the Mardi Gras celebration and history which has been going on for more than 300 years now. The Mardi Gras on the gulf coast focuses on the royalty, Krewes, and the very people who make the event beautiful at that special time of the year. At the museum costumes, photographs, and different other Memorabilia of the Carnival Celebration are on display for the view and enjoyment of the public.
After the opening of the coastal Mississippi Mardi Gras Museum, a lot of the costumes that had been damaged from the old location by Hurricane Katrina had no sanctuary to be laid in. the Mardi Gras has now given hope to these items and artifacts. Some of the costumes and artifacts were donated to the museum, while others have been in storage for a long time.
The aim of the Coastal Mississippi Gras museum is to help in promoting the history of Mardi Gras on the Mississippi gulf coast, it does this through the use of historical documentation, educational programs, artifacts, and many others. The museum is supported by different individuals and organizations, notably among this organization is “The peoples’ Heritage Foundation”. The foundation has been lodging in their support for renovation expenses. Personnel at the Coastal Mardi Gras museum include; the current treasurer Stephen P. Theobald and the secretary Susan Hunt.
You can take yourself or a loved one to the site on holiday.