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Current & Upcoming Events

Download a copy of our What's On brochure for information about all of our current and upcoming programs.

November-December 2018

January-February 2019

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

Planetarium Family Hour & Stargazing

Bring your little ones to gather around our “camp fire” and learn about stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky. After this educator-led interactive sky presentation, sit back and enjoy a featured planetarium show.

BASF Kids’ Lab: Happy Hands

Oil and water do mix in this experiment! Understand the key role emulsifiers play in a popular body product. Apply this knowledge while mixing up hand lotion that is yours to keep. Each child also receives a cool backpack with surprises inside! Participants may preregister Monday through noon Thursday prior to the program by e-mailing kidslab@lasm.org; onsite registration...

BASF Kids’ Lab: Playful Polymers

Slippery, ooey, and gooey -- oh my!  Explore how polymers behave using some common household ingredients. Your slimy creation is yours to keep. Each child also receives a cool backpack with surprises inside! Participants may preregister Monday through noon Thursday prior to the program by e-mailing kidslab@lasm.org; on-site registration is available the day of each program on...

The Polar Express

All aboard The Polar Express! Bring your family to experience this beloved holiday movie in the planetarium theater every Saturday, November 24-December 22. Enjoy complimentary hot cocoa before each show beginning at 2:15 PM, and after the show, visitors can pick up their very own sleigh bells to take home.  Sponsored by Baton Rouge Coca-Cola

January First Sunday

Do you have a New Year's resolution to explore more or save money? You've come to the right place! Enter an Ancient Egyptian tomb, be inspired by world-class art, and discover your place in the Universe. Free admission to the galleries and $6 reduced admission to planetarium shows make this a fun and unique day out for all ages. ...