Lake Charles, Louisiana: Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu Team Field Report

Central School Arts and Humanities Center

809 Kirby St., Lake Charles, LA
East of downtown, on the second floor of the Central School Arts and Humanities Center. Parking lot entrance is on the west side of Reid St. between Pujo and Kirby Sts.
Tu-Sa 1-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $10.
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Imperial Calcasieu Mardi Gras Museum.

Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu
Animatronic, motion-triggered people and creatures in a maze-like exhibit: the largest collection of Mardi Gras costumes in the world. Visitors can try on masks, pose on an indoor float. Open since 1998. Report... [01/26/2020]

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Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu.

Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu

The Mardi Gras Museum of Imperial Calcasieu....

[Flo, 08/20/2014]

The second floor of an old school building has been stuffed by this volunteer organization with its large collection of Mardi Gras costumes, and enhanced with animated mannequins and a couple of chatty, gumbo-dodging chickens. There's also a display on how "King Cakes" (colorfully frosted, containing a bonus baby Jesus) are made.

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