The Backstreet Cultural Museum is a museum in New Orleans, Louisiana's Tremé neighborhood. The museum's collections include objects relating to the African American culture of New Orleans with a special emphasis on jazz funerals, Mardi Gras Indians, and second lines parades sponsored by Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs. The museum contains Many priceless artifacts of African-American culture in New Orleans, including elaborate, brightly-colored suits worn by Mardi Gras Indians in previous years, and rare photos of Mardi Gras Indian "gangs" from the 1940s. The museum is also a clearing house for information about Mardi Gras Indian and second-line events, and serves as the location for some events, including the annual White Buffalo Day ceremony and procession that goes to Congo Square. Admission to the museum is by a donation of $8, although hours are said to be somewhat sporadic. As in many other museums, photographs inside are prohibited.