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Learning Is Fun At The Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Located in an historic 1925 railway station on the banks of the Mississippi River in a thriving downtown area, the Louisiana Art & Science Museum is where you can explore the intersection of art and science. With an eclectic mix of changing and permanent exhibits, planetarium shows, hands-on galleries and interactive performances, there has never been a more fun way to learn and get inspired. Take in a larger-than-life movie at the IMAX theater or journey to the star at the Planetarium. Discover entertaining experiences that encourage discovery and creativity.
Louisiana Art And Science Museum
100 S River Rd, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802, 100 S River Rd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70802
Distance from Hotel: 0.3 Mile


$9.00 for adults; $7.50 for children (3-12) and seniors (65+); Free for museum members. College students with a valid I.D. receive a complimentary one year membership by paying a nominal $8.00 admission for their first visit.


Tuesday through Friday - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (doors open at 9:30 a.m.); Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (doors open at 9:30 a.m.); Sunday - 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (doors open at 12:30 p.m.); Monday - Closed. Also closed on certain holidays. Check the website for details.


  • BASF Kids' Lab
  • Museum Gala
  • Art After Hours


  • Hands On Galleries
  • Summer Programs
  • Interactive Performances
  • Planetarium Shows
  • Exhibits
  • IMAX Films

Does the Museum have a gift store for souvenirs?

The Museum Store at Louisiana Art & Science Museum offers a variety of merchandise that educates, entertains and inspires visitors. Exhibit-themed mementos, elegant jewelry, Louisiana-related items, books and gifts for children are just some of the things you will find. Profits from the Museum Store go toward supporting the ongoing work of the museum.

How do schools make reservations for field trips?

Booking your school's museum visit is easy and fun. Simply complete and submit your School Reservation Request Form and let the museum know how many additional adults/chaperones will be joining your group. Once the museum can confirm your visit, you will receive a confirmation packet within three days. You can then sign and return the School Visit Confirmation Form and get ready to enjoy your museum field trip.