Biloxi traces its history from the eight countries that colonized her including France. The French brought the Mardi Gras custom in the city and it is continuously celebrated through parades. Although it is more popular in New Orleans, its history and heritage is preserved at the Mardi Gras Museum. The museum inside the historic Magnolia Hotel displays memorabilia since its establishment by French in 1699.
The museum is able to keep the intricate old costumes and photographs captured in the celebration of the event for more than 300 centuries. Located inside the Magnolia hotel, tourists will get fascinated with the rich and colorful history of Mardi Gras. It is open from Monday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4p.m. Admission has low-cost entrance fee for adults and discounted price for senior citizens and students. Group tours are available and reservation of schedule.