Planetarium Marathon at the Lafayette Science Museum
The Lafayette Science Museum will hold its 6 th annual Planetarium Marathon
from Tuesday, July 16 through Thursday, July 18. During the three-day event, the
planetarium will present 7 programs daily beginning at 9:30 a.m., repeating only its
constellation program, “The Sky Tonight,” each day at 4:00 p.m. In all, the Marathon
will feature 19 different presentations (including 6 children’s programs) about astronomy
and space flight. Planetarium programs are free with paid admission to the Museum.
This year’s Planetarium Marathon will be part of the Museum’s celebration of the
50 th anniversary of Apollo 11, the first piloted landing on the Moon.
The Lafayette Science Museum is located in downtown Lafayette at 433 Jefferson
Street. Museum hours are Tuesday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m.; and Sundays from 1 p.m. through 6 p.m. For more information visit the LSM
web site at www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org , or call LSM at 337-291-5544.