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The Lafayette Natural History Museum and Planetarium Lafayette

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The Lafayette Natural History Museum and Planetarium
433 Jefferson St
Lafayette
LA
70501
Tel: 337-291-5544

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This museum / planetarium is home to over 1,000 paintings and exhibits of Louisiana artists and the planetarium and educational programs.
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    Everything is exciting here, very nice and awesome museum.

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    4.5 stars, actually

    We hosted a birthday party here recently. The kids LOVED the Engineer It! exhibit and would have stayed more time if possible. The staff was super friendly and very helpful once we arrived. They provided us a cart for unloading, setup tables and chairs to our liking, and walked around helping the kids at the exhibit during the party.

    Deduct 1/2 star for being not-so-organized when we made the reservations. It took a couple of phone calls to get everything straight.

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by Kevin Normand

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4.5 stars, actually

We hosted a birthday party here recently. The kids LOVED the Engineer It! exhibit and would have stayed more time if possible. The staff was super friendly and very helpful once we arrived. They provided us a cart for unloading, setup tables and chairs to our liking, and walked around helping the kids at the exhibit during the party.

Deduct 1/2 star for being not-so-organized when we made the reservations. It took a couple of phone calls to get everything straight.

But for a great price we got a nice room to ourselves for 4 hours, and full access to the museum. Great deal and the kids had a blast. You can't beat that.

The Weather

Monday

Conditions: Clear
Temp: 66° F / 19° C
Humidity: 48 %
Wind: WNW - 9 MPH

Tuesday

Conditions: Clear
Temp: 73° F / 23° C
Humidity: 64 %
Wind: SSE - 13 MPH

Wednesday

Conditions: Chance of a Thunderstorm
Temp: 73° F / 23° C
Humidity: 73 %
Wind: W - 11 MPH

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