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Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Encouraging discovery, inspiring creativity, and fostering the pursuit of knowledge!

Masks are again required for all individuals ages 2 and up, regardless of vaccination status, in response to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases. If you do not arrive with a mask, one will be provided free-of-charge! Our hands-on children's galleries remain CLOSED at this time.

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Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Saturday, January 29, 2022 at 10:00am

Join us for STARGAZING under the dome of the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium on Saturdays at 10 AM! Learn about the stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky during the interactive presentation, then sit...

Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Saturday, February 5, 2022 at 10:00am

Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 10:00am

Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Saturday, February 19, 2022 at 10:00am

Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 10:00am

Current Exhibitions

Iridescence: Juried Competition

Universe Gallery

Through July 31

Iridescence is found throughout the natural world, on butterfly wings, fish scales, bird features, and also in man-made materials such as paint, fabric, and plastic. A captivating sight, iridescence is still being studied by scientists today who seek to further...

Iridescence

Main Gallery: Second Floor

Through July 31

Humans live in a world of color. Color is all around us - red, blue, yellow, and everything in between. But what about those special colors that transform as your angle of viewing shifts? Colors that encompass the rainbow and...

Our Louisiana

Main Galleries, Floor 1

Through January 14

Museums are monuments to wonder, exploration, and discovery. The objects found within their galleries bring to life the stories of the past, today, and those not yet written. These objects may be ancient artifacts, fine oil...

Planetarium Shows

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Premiering February 2

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OUR STORIES

Parking Information

Updates include wider pedestrian pathways, greenery, better lighting, and easy access to the levee at...