Louisiana Art and Science Museum

Housed in a historic railroad depot, the Louisiana Art and 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, an Egyptian tomb and a simulated space station. Also on the site is the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium and ExxonMobil Space Theatre, offering planetarium shows and large-format films.

Address: 100 South River Road

E-mail: lasm@lasm.org

Website: www.lasm.org

Telephone: (225) 344 5272

Transport: Capital Transportation Corporation buses on the Florida Boulevard route stop on River Road directly across from LASM

Opening times: Tuesday to Friday 10am-3pm; Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 1pm-4pm; closed Mondays.

Admission: Museum only: $7.25 adults, $6.25 children. Museum and Planetarium: $9 adults, $8 children.