Dino Day, Sponsored by Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum (LASM) will host its annual Dino Day on Saturday, June 22, 2024, at 10 AM, sponsored by Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers. Visitors will have the opportunity to engage with a Paleontologist as they are introduced to “Jason,” the 66-million-year-old Triceratops skull on display at LASM. Dino Day will include hands-on activities from 10 AM to 2 PM in collaboration with various community partners and immersive, dinosaur-themed shows in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium until 5 PM.  

Crewmembers from Raising Cane’s will facilitate games and provide giveaways alongside “Jason” the Triceratops, who is generously on loan to LASM by Raising Cane’s and the Todd Graves Family. “Jason” has been an extremely popular attraction for visitors – especially students visiting the museum during field trips – since 2016.  

Louisiana Public Broadcasting will also present Dinosaur Train in the Adalie Brent Auditorium, and LPB Kids’ Club members will receive a 50% admission discount. Additional community partners will include BASF, EBR Parish Library, LSU Museum of Natural Science, the Baton Rouge Gem and Mineral Society, and the Baton Rouge Astronomical Society.  

BASF's Kids' Lab chemistry workshops will also be offered at 11 AM, 1 PM, and 3 PM for children ages 6-12 and their accompanying adults, and BASF’s Pop-up Science will present STEAM-related engagement from 10 AM to 5 PM for visitors of all ages.

Preregister and learn more about BASF’s Kids’ Lab workshops below:

Several showings will also be held at the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium. Visit our calendar for the full schedule, as it is susceptible to change.

General museum admission includes all Irene W. Pennington Planetarium shows, hands-on activities, and BASF’s Kids’ Labs. Admission to Dino Day is also free for LASM members.

Plan Your Visit


Jun 22 2024
Event Time


10:00 am - 5:00 pm