BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Baton Rouge has no shortage of museums. This summer, take a break from the sun and visit one (or all) of the Red Stick’s museums.

Art, Science Museums in Baton Rouge

Louisiana Art & Science Museum

The Louisiana Art & Science Museum, located at 100 River Road South, features art exhibitions, out-of-the-world planetarium shows, and stargazing. To keep the kids learning, summer group programs are available.

Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for children (3-12) and seniors (65+), and free for members. Every first Sunday of the month is free admission.

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LSU Museum of Art

See the latest art exhibits housed at the LSU Museum of Art, located at 100 Lafayette Street, or attend a free workshop. Admission for adults is $5 and free for children, members, university students, veterans and their families. The first Sunday of the month is free admission and every Friday night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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Historical Museums in Baton Rouge

Burden Museum & Gardens

Get a glimpse of rural Louisiana life and walk nature trails at the Burden Museum & Gardens, located at 4560 Essen Lane.

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Capitol Park Museum

Soak in ages of Louisiana culture at Capitol Park Museum, located at 660 N. Fourth Street, where exhibits feature Cajun culture, Mardi Gras, civil rights history and more. Admission is $7 for adults and $6 for students, senior citizens, and active military.

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Jack and Priscilla Andonie Museum

This museum, located at 3828 W. Lakeshore Drive, displays LSU’s long sports history — 13,000 pieces of it. Every LSU sports program is featured in the museum. Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for seniors and $1 for LSU employees and high school or college students.

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Louisiana’s Old State Capitol

Step back in time at the Old State Capitol, located at 100 North Boulevard, and explore Louisiana’s political past. Schedule a guided tour for the full experience. Admission is free!

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USS KIDD Veterans Museum

Celebrate American history at the USS KIDD, located at 305 South River Road, by visiting the in-house museum displaying veteran and naval military history. Admission is $12.53 for adults, $10.45 for veterans and seniors (60+), and $8.36 for children (5-12).

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Children’s Museums in Baton Rouge

Knock Knock Children’s Museum

Take the whole family to Knock Knock, located at 1900 Dalrymple Drive, for a learn and play experience this summer. The museum features hands-on exhibits with the goal of increasing literacy skills and interest in STEAM subjects. Admission is $14 per person and free for children under two years old. Those with a valid EBT card and ID can pay $3 for admission for up to six people.

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