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Hours & Admissions

Extended Holiday Hours (December 19-January 5)

Tuesday - Friday: 10 AM - 4 PM  

Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM 

Sunday*: 1 PM - 5 PM 

Monday: Closed 


Normal Hours

Tuesday - Friday: 10 AM - 3 PM  

Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM 

Sunday*: 1 PM - 4 PM 

Monday: Closed 

*For your convenience, the admissions desk and planetarium seating open an half hour before the listed hours.

The museum is closed on Mondays and on the following holidays: New Year’s Day, Mardi Gras, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.





Children (3-12) & Seniors (65+)


College Students with ID

$8 for first visit**



*The museum offers free admission to the galleries on the first Sunday of each month. During these first Sundays, unlimited planetarium shows are also available for $6 per person.

*Prices include any applicable tax. Access to all galleries and unlimited planetarium shows is included with admission.

**College Students with ID will receive a complimentary one-year membership by paying a nominal admission fee of $8 for their first visit only.

Discounts are available for members of Louisiana Art & Science Museum, the military, First Responders, AAA, Louisiana Association of Museums, Association of Science –Technology Centers, North American Reciprocal Museums, and groups. For more information on these discounts and group policies and reservations, please click here.