Special Saturdays

In-person at the Museum of Natural Science

“Special Saturdays” at the LSU Museum of Natural Science is a STEM program that focuses on introducing children and their parents to the world of natural science. We focus on a specific topic and invite experts from within the LSU research community to give short engaging talks accompanied by hands-on activities.

All programs are FREE and are especially appropriate for children ages 5-10

NOTE: If you experience difficulties signing up with the form above, email imart23@lsu.edu with your Name, Email, Child's name(s) & age(s) and the date you want to reserve and we will put you on the list.

Upcoming Special Saturdays


Past Special Saturday: Freaky Fish Adaptations

Register for Special Saturday: Freaky Fish Adaptations

When: Saturday, September 16th from 11:00-12:30 PM (CST)

Where: LSU Museum of Natural Science

For: Ages 5-12

Special Guest: Daniel Geldof, Ichthyologist


Call: 225-578-2855 

Email: imart23@lsu.edu

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Special Saturdays is supported by the LSU College of Science, the Charles Lamar Family Foundation and you!

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Contact Us

Museum of Natural Science
119 Foster Hall
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-2855


Hours & Admissions

Admission: Free
: Mon - Fri, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.*
Closed: Sat; Sun; state holidays
*Closed Fri at 2 p.m. during school year.

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