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Lafayette Science Museum

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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
Phone Number
(337) 291-5544
Monday: Closed Tuesday - Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm Saturday: 10:00am – 6:00pm Sunday: 1:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Science and Technology
  • Natural History Museums
This location was created on 2015-06-30 by Ben M. .   It was last updated on 2015-07-02 by Ben M. .

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