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Hours & Admissions

Normal Hours:                                                                                     

Monday & Tuesday Closed
Wednesday - Friday  10:00 AM - 3 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 5 PM*


1 PM - 5 PM*

*On Saturdays and Sundays, the last entry of the day will be admitted at 4 PM, which is when the last Irene W. Pennington Planetarium show of the day begins. 

**Free admission to the museum, which includes unlimited Irene W. Pennington Planetarium shows, is available every first Sunday of the month!

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


Unlimited Irene W. Pennington Planetarium shows are included with admission.

Admission may be purchased at the door.



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









*Plus all applicable taxes. 

Active duty military, first responders,  veterans, and their families receive free admission as part of the Blue Star Museums Program, generously sponsored by Special Risk Insurance dba VFIS of Miss/Lou, in memory of Lynda K. Vince.

We also participate in the reciprocal membership benefits of the Association of Science-Technology Centers, North American Reciprocal Museums, and Southeastern Reciprocal Museums programClick here to learn more.

Group Tours:

Groups can now book an Irene W. Pennington Planetarium show plus  tours of two galleries (Solar System Gallery, Ancient Egypt Gallery, Main Art Galleries). Discounted rate of $10 per person (up to 15), plus one free educator. Click here to fill out a registration form or contact reservations@lasm.org to book your group tour today!

Museum Map:

Click here for the museum map.