Art and Science Museum, Baton Rouge

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    louisiana arts & science museum

    by doug48 Written May 21, 2009

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    the louisiana arts & science museum is located in the historic 1925 illinois central train station building. the museum has art collections and a planetarium. a good place to take children on a visit to baton rouge.

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    Louisiana Art and Science Museum

    by grandmaR Written Feb 24, 2008

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    I have not been to this museum (it isn't open on Monday so we couldn't have gone even if we wanted to), but we parked next to it to take photos of the Old State Capital. Probably we could only park BECAUSE it was closed.

    LSM galleries will be open:
    Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.*
    Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Monday Closed

    Irene W. Pennington Planetarium will be open:

    Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Monday Closed

    Admission Museum + Planetarium Show
    Adults $6 $8

    Children(2-12),
    Seniors (65+) $5 $7

    The website says: "Housed in a historic railroad depot on the banks of the Mississippi River, the Louisiana Art & Science Museum offers educational and entertainment opportunities for visitors of all ages. Featured are changing fine art exhibitions, interactive art and science galleries for children, and the Ancient Egypt Gallery. In addition, the center offers lectures, workshops, and classes. LASM is also home to the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium and ExxonMobil Space Theater, which offers planetarium shows and large-format films.

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    Planetarium

    by DJMist Written Jul 18, 2007

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    Also the Louisiana Art and Science Museum, the Planetarium has a large theatre, art exhibits, and a sculpture atrium.

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    • Theater Travel

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