Free First Sunday
Free First Sunday is back! Enjoy free museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium admission on the first Sunday of each month, generously sponsored by Mr. Madison Lamar.
In addition to unlimited free admission, including to planetarium shows, Louisiana Art & Science Museum Members receive discounts in The Museum Store and on birthday parties, the Annual Gala, and much more! For further information on the benefits of being a Louisiana Art & Science Museum Member, click here.
Veterans, Active Duty Military, & First Responders
Veterans, active duty military, first responders, and their families receive free museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium general admission year-round. This program is sponsored by Special Risk Insurance, Inc., VFIS of Miss/Lou.
Please check in at the front desk and present identification (official ID, business card, or copy of any of these items). Free admission includes the identification holder and up to five immediate family members. Offer excludes special events and group programming, including school and camp field trips.
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America. At LASM, this program is expanded to include veterans with support from Special Risk Insurance.
Visitors with a valid AAA card receive $1 off admission.
Louisiana Association of Museums
Individual members of the Louisiana Association of Museums receive free admission with a valid identification card.
Association of Science-Technology Centers
Visitors who present a valid Association of Science-Technology Centers membership card receive free admission.
North American Reciprocal Museums
Visitors who present a valid North American Reciprocal Museums membership card receive free admission.
Southeastern Reciprocal Museums Program
Visitors who present a valid Southeastern Reciprocal Museums Program membership card receive free admission.
Small, in-person groups tours are now permissible with approval from the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal. Groups of up to 15 (larger groups can be divided into smaller sub-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 firstname.lastname@example.org to book your group tour today!