January 17 – April 20, 2019

Roll through over four centuries of Mardi Gras history in Mobile, Alabama, at Mardi Gras: Parading Through Time at the History Museum of Mobile.

Explore the unique traditions associated with Mobile’s Carnival celebration and discover the origins of the city’s mystic societies. This one-of-a-kind exhibit features the regalia of early Carnival monarchs, iconic costumes from area mystic societies, original float designs, and more. The celebration continues in MAMGA: Marching Through the Years. In commemoration of the Mobile Area Mardi Gras Association’s 80th parading anniversary, this special exhibit explores the rich history of this beloved organization.