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Address: 100 S River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone Number: 225 344 5272
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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...
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Fun place to visit. You should definitely see a planetarium show when you go. The area around the museum is beautiful. Some of the stuff in the science exhibit needs to be fix... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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Boutte, Louisiana
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Went to here as we were touring around Baton Rouge downtown. Great time! The movie was good and a lot of space to look around and a some really good rooms for kids to learn.

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Boutte, Louisiana
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26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Fun place to visit. You should definitely see a planetarium show when you go. The area around the museum is beautiful. Some of the stuff in the science exhibit needs to be fix as some of the buttons/lights don't work.

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Boone, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Anyone with a student ID gets in free - which is good to know, because this museum is terrible and I would never spend money on this place. It's a wonder that children are inspired to study science at all with museums like this one lying around. Despite saying "SCIENCE" in large letters on the outside of the building, only... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

From the outside the LASM appears to have great potential. The actual product, however, feels incohesive, cheap, and ill-contrived. The bizarre combination of art and "science" comes off as highly incongruous. The art exhibit itself was interesting enough, displaying the fruits of some renowned local artists. The science portion, on the other hand, was supremely disappointing. If I'd paid the... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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51 reviews 51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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228 reviews 228 reviews
99 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 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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24 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 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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Additional Information about Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Address: Address: 100 S River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone Number: 225 344 5272
Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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