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Found this little museum on the Internet and decided to go by for a visit, it was spectacular. The costumes were fabulous, so colorful, also learned about The Jesus cake, what a truly interesting visit. Please go by this museum and learn some Mardi Gras...More
I stumbled upon this museum in a local magazine or something and decided to give it a visit. What a pleasant surprise! The costumes on display are absolutely beautiful! It is a small museum packed with beautiful costumes and masks and information about Mardi Gras....More
I'll admit - if I wasn't with a tour group I probably won't have made this stop. However - it was a great place! The museum is on the second floor of an old school and it didn't seem like it was that well marked....More
This museum is small, but contains hundreds of Mardi Gras costumes. The docent, David, was exceptional, and provided is with great details about the events and costumes... Thank you!
It would be nice for a sign to be placed outside the old school to help...More
Lake Charles Mardi Gras festival is the second largest festival in the country, outdone by New Orleans only. The difference is that in L.C. the entire family is involved and kids are part of the festivities, including wearing costumes. This hidden (and a little hard...More
If you are curious about Mardi Gras then you must visit this gem in downtown Lake Charles. Full of costumes and information about Krewes and members. Explains the history of Mardi Gras and a lot of other information as well. The building itself is perfect...More
It should be noted that upon arriving you will enter a school building (Central School Arts & Humanities Center) and travel to the second floor. Either by elevator or stairs.
Once on the second floor you will be greeted by a friendly face welcoming you...More