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Lafayette Science Museum

433 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501-7013
+1 337-291-5544
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Energy Exhibit

This is an outstanding exhibit of the history of the petroleum industry! Good for beginners and... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
Jim D
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New Orleans, United States
Science made fun!

Lots of interactive and interesting displays! Science, astrology, geology, archeology.... more than... read more

Reviewed January 22, 2018
JLGlenn
via mobile
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The cultural heritage of Southwestern Louisiana is preserved at this combination museum and planetarium, which houses over 1,000 paintings, prints and sculpture of Louisiana artists and regularly changing exhibits and planetarium programs.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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433 Jefferson St, Lafayette, LA 70501-7013
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

This is an outstanding exhibit of the history of the petroleum industry! Good for beginners and advanced energy professionals. Most valuable to school aged kids wanting to learn more about where the products they use daily come from!

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Lots of interactive and interesting displays! Science, astrology, geology, archeology.... more than I anticipated!! Well done movie at the planetarium. Everyone there looked like they were having a good time and taking advantage of the all the interactive displays !

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Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Visited the museum on a cold, rainy day in January with my 9 & 12 yr old grandchildren. We thought we would be there a few hours at most and ended up spending 5 busy, fun hours. The VR lab is a totally immersive experience...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Took grandkids to visit when a dinosaur exhibit was there. Small but interesting place to visit and close to the Children’s Museum.

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

We had 2 of our grandsons in for the weekend and decided to take them to the museum. They were definitely amazed especially at the planet and stars presentation,

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

I visit the museum once a year. It is so amazing to learn so much about the dinosaurs in such an interactive way. The Science museum is a fascinating experience for both children and adults.

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

My son just loves this place, he went with his grandmother one week and wanted to go back the next week with out of town company that came in.

1  Thank Allison L
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

I have went to several exhibits at the Museum and have been very pleased. The layout is awesome! The events are always awesome! The staff is awesome. The location is right in the middle of town. Parking is easy. There are some great places to...More

2  Thank Q8457YYmary
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

There were activities for the young and old alike. My husband is a mad scientist and he was in his world at 69 years old. We all had a grand time working with the activities.

1  Thank eguidry
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Reviewed May 15, 2017

Took a road trip to "nowhere" alone with my kids and stopped in Lafayette where it began to storm. I am thrilled we found this museum. Kids had a great time and it is large enough that you can spend at least two hours looking...More

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