Fodor's Expert Review Mobile Carnival Museum

Mobile Museum/Gallery

Mobile boasts America’s oldest annual Carnival celebration, starting in 1703, 15 years before New Orleans was founded. Festivities, including parades and masquerade balls, begin in November and continue through Fat Tuesday in mid-February. Find the celebration schedule and learn about the city’s Mardi Gras history at the Mobile Carnival Museum at the historic Bernstein-Bush house. Fourteen gallery rooms, a pictorial hallway, theater, den, and gift shop show off royal robes, crowns, scepters, and more.

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355 Government St
Mobile, Alabama  36602, USA

251-432–3324

www.mobilecarnivalmuseum.com

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Rate Includes: $5, Closed Tues. and Sun.

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