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*All events are included with general admission unless otherwise noted.

Stargazing in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Join us for STARGAZING under the dome of the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium on Saturdays at 10 AM! Learn about the stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky during the interactive presentation, then sit back for a featured show for all ages. Included in general admission (free for members); admission price paid at the door.

Read and Create!

Join us on Every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 11:15 AM and 2 PM for our Read and Create program!  Children ages 3-8 and their accompanying adults are invited to join us for a museum guide-led story time and art activity in the Republic Finance Gallery.  This program is included with museum admission and is free for...

March Free First Sunday

Join us on Sunday, March 3, from 1 PM – 5 PM for our next Free First Sunday, in collaboration with the "Hip Hop Doc" Dr. Rani Whitfield! Baton Rouge physician Rani Whitfield continues his book tour at LASM with a book release celebration featuring health messages, book signings, and a live book reading of "R.J. Did It!" Participants of Free...

BASF’s Kids’ Lab

Create chemistry with BASF every 2nd and 4th weekend of the month! Explore the science of chemistry during these 45-minute hands-on workshops for young scientists ages 6-12 and their accompanying adults. Have fun learning and enjoy a different experiment each month! The March workshop is The Rainbow Connection. Each participant will also receive a cool branded...

Astronomy Day

Calling all wanna-be astronauts, stargazers, and astronomy lovers of all ages!  Join us for this year’s Astronomy Day at LASM on Saturday, March 23. Engage in out-of-this-world hands-on activities, view astronomy shows in the Irene W. Pennington Planetarium, and MORE! Stay tuned for more information on this ASTRONOMICALLY fun event!