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Louisiana Art & Science Museum

  • 100 South River Road Baton Rouge, LA 70802
  • (225) 344-5272
Special Offers

LASM reopened to the public on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 after Hurricane Ida.

Our normal hours are Wednesday-Friday, 10 AM - 3 PM,

Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM, and

Sunday, 1 PM - 5 PM. See you soon!


Featuring exhibitions of internationally renowned artists, a permanent art collection, innovative programming in the state-of-the-art Pennington planetarium, the Louisiana Art & Science Museum seeks to enhance the understanding and appreciation of art and science for general audiences and students. LASM is a place where art and science connect to encourage discovery, inspire creativity, and foster the pursuit of knowledge.

LASM is currently open on Thursdays and Fridays from 9:30 AM - 2 PM, Saturdays from 9:30 AM - 5 PM*, and Sundays from 1 PM - 5 PM**.

*On Saturdays, the last entry of the day admitted at 4 PM (the time of the last Irene W. Pennington Planetarium show)

**Sunday admission includes access to unlimited Irene W. Pennington Planetarium shows, presenter-led Sunday Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium at 2 PM and 4 PM (preceding astronomy-themed planetarium shows), and access to the Solar System Gallery and Universe Gallery.

While you're here, be sure to check out the unique gifts and items in our Museum Store. You can also shop online at

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General Information
  • Close to Dining:
  • Discounts:
    • AAA
    • Military
    • Senior
  • Good for: Groups:
  • Good for: Kids:
  • Locally Owned:
  • LGBTQ+ Owned:
  • Parking:
    • Street
  • Price Range:
    • $

Free Museum Admission for Active Duty Military, First Responders, and their Families

Active duty military members, first responders, and their families receive FREE ADMISSION every day...

  • Redeemable: July 15, 2020 - December 31, 2022