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Lafayette Science Museum
Museums, Galleries and Archives ()
The Lafayette Science Museum is dedicated towards providing fun and educational science programming for people of all ages. Its origins go back to 1969 when a women's group called the Les Deux Douzaines started a community volunteer project that provided science education to schools in the area. The popularity of what the group was doing resulted in the museum moving into a temporary site in Gerard Park. In 1992, some operations moved into a former department store and the rest followed suit in 2002. The museum contains permanent exhibits that explore space travel, geology, meteorites and aquatic life. The museum also houses a library and archives.
The Lafayette Science Museum
433 Jefferson Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
Tuesday - Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
This location was created on 2015-06-30
It was last updated on 2015-07-02
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