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Address: 100 S River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone Number: 225 344 5272
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Louisiana Art & Science Museum offers educational entertainment for...
The Louisiana Art & Science Museum offers educational entertainment for visitors of all ages.
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Nice place to spend a little time.

This is a nice little museum. I had thought it would have more to share, but it's pretty tiny. Staff were helpful.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Huntsville, Alabama
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is a nice little museum. I had thought it would have more to share, but it's pretty tiny. Staff were helpful.

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11 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Would definitely check out the planetarium show. Not too much other exhibits. The Egypt exhibit is interesting.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My daughter loves to go here and when we don't go for a while, she reminds me about it. There is an iMAX theater inside, traveling exhibits, and great play rooms for almost all ages (my spouse and I play too almost every time we go). There's an interactive science room that is super cool!!!!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A few days ago (8/19/14) I went to this museum and I really enjoyed myself. They had 4 exhibits this time, so not really a huge museum, but nice nonetheless. They have a permanent exhibit that is so much fun to check out, a real mummy! They have it set up so that you walk through a tunnel with cold... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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189 reviews 189 reviews
80 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We went to see the special exhibit of American Brilliant Cut glass which was amazing. This exhibit of silver mounted pieces were among the largest I have ever seen, cut to perfection, and most cased and cut to clear. There was an educational video that accompanied the exhibit. We saw a little of the other exhibits and were not impressed.

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Conroe, TX
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115 reviews 115 reviews
21 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We traveled to Baton Rouge to see the American Brilliant Period Cut Glass display. This display included some of the largest pieces of cut glass I have ever seen, and most were adorned with sterling silver. Also included in the display was a vintage movie of artisans actually cutting a piece of glass.The pieces came from local collectors and was... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

An " O.K." attraction..but better for children. There was not much open on a Sunday afternoon, so this was something to do.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This is a great place to have a birthday party, bring your children for weekend fun, host a learn night, or just come and explore on your own. The staff cateres to your age groups needs.

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Dickerson, Maryland
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138 reviews 138 reviews
18 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014 via mobile

Visited on the first Sunday of the month, so it was free. Looked like a lot of kid oriented stuff. Large exhibit of fashion things from Project Runway lead by a Louisiana resident designer that had been on the show. Interesting Egyptian exhibit. Planetarium part was a bit run down.

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Cazenovia, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This museum was interesting with some history of Louisiana art. It is a nice way to spend a few hours. Bonus is that it is free.

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