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*All events are included with general admission unless otherwise noted.

Planetarium Family Hour & Stargazing

Bring your little ones to gather around our “camp fire” and learn about stars and constellation in the local nighttime sky. After this educator-led interactive sky presentation, sit back and enjoy a featured planetarium show.

October First Sunday

Sometimes the best things in life are free. Make your family and your budget happy with a trip to the Art & Science Museum. Free admission to galleries, unlimited planetarium shows $6 October program sponsored by BASF

Hands-On Happenings: Atomic Art Special Effects

Whether you’re young or young at heart, get creative the first Saturday of every month at our Hands-On Happenings workshops. In our October workshop, you will use simple additives, tools, and techniques to create artwork that looks bafflingly complex.

BASF Kids’ Lab: The pHun Factor

Ages 6-12

Lemons and vinegar, bananas and baking soda – discover what these seemingly weird pairings have in common by exploring the pH scale using two very different methods. Each child also receives a backpack with surprises inside!  BASF Kids’ Lab requires adult participation and is offered on a first come, first served basis with registration beginning the morning of...

Engineer It: Dream Big

Discover how today's engineers are inspiring the world at our monthly Engineer It workshop for all ages, featuring participatory activities with the American Society of Civil Engineers and special showings of Dream Big: Engineering Our World.   Sponsored by the American Scoiety of Civil Engineers Baton Rouge, Arkel Constructors, and Forte & Tablada

A Halloween Day at the Museum

What happens when you combine Harry Potter with astronomy and art, three days before Halloween, in an historic train station turned museum? Join us to find out! Featuring themed activities beginning at 2 PM and culminating with a live presentation of The Astronomical World of Harry Potter at 5 PM, this is sure to be a WANDerful day out for muggles from 3...