Slidell Museum and Slidell Mardi Gras Museum
2020 First St.
Slidell, LA 70458
Tel: (985) 646-4380


Located in the old town jail, the museum displays two floors of photographs, collections and memorabilia on the history of Slidell with an extensive study on the South's role in the "War Between the States." The exhibit includes reproductions of military uniforms, weapons and audio displays. The newest addition located behind and accessed through the museum is the Mardi Gras Museum, which houses a collection of over 800 pieces of Carnival memorabilia-dresses, costumes, scepters, goblets and throws and historical scrapbooks of past kings and queens.