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Louisiana Art & Science Museum

100 S River Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
225 344 5272
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Ranked #21 of 33 attractions in Baton Rouge
Type: Art Museums, Science Museums, Educational Sites
Description: The Louisiana Art & Science Museum offers educational entertainment for visitors of all ages.
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The Villages, Florida
2 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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120 reviews 120 reviews
18 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I came to LASM for the first time ever today and it will definitely be our last. We were in downtown Baton Rouge for a family Sunday afternoon and had planned to see the dinosaur show at 1:00. Since this was the first show of the day we bought tickets at the station in the main lobby. The lady was... More

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This place is nice. Gives you history lessons and shows you artifacts. But what this place really needs is NEW EXHIBITS. I have been coming here for YEARS, and it's the same stuff over and over. The planetarium is amazing, too, but they show the same stuff over and over. They really do need a boost. Overall though, this place... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

located right near the USS Kidd, old State Capitol, and the downtown river walk complex. This a great place to add to your agenda. Park once and you can spend as much time as you like touring several facilities all with a very short walking distance.

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Cabot, Arkansas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

There was a lot of things you could not take photo's of ? Could not say it was good of bad. I was not impressed and would not go back. Nothing special here.

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Nashville, TN
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516 reviews 516 reviews
317 attraction reviews
488 helpful votes 488 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

Since we were downtown on the first Sunday afternoon, we stopped to check out the Louisiana Art and Science Museum. We were glad that admission was free that day. Maybe we should have paid the small fee to see the planetarium -- we might have been more impressed. The exhibits seemed few, and since we skipped the child-centered activity areas,... More

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Houston, Texas
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77 reviews 77 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

My son and his family, including two pre-schoolers, and I visited the museum for the afternoon and were impressed with the hands-on children's section. The displays and interactive activities were not only entertaining but also genuinely educational which not all child-oriented museums are, in my opinion. We also had tickets for one of the planetarium shows and the two kids... More

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