Sci-Port Planetarium, Shreveport Family Attractions

Sci-Port Planetarium guide, Shreveport|; Shreveport Bossier CVB

Shreveport Family Attractions

Sci-Port Discovery Center
DESCRIPTION: The venue has more than 290 science, math and space exhibits, daily changing programs, an IMAX Dome Theatre, interactive laser SPACE DOME Planetarium using a 16-million pixel laser projection system, The gift shop is well stocked gift and café is a welcome relief for parents. The entire science and entertainment center complex has 92,000 square feet to let young imaginations roam.
ADMISSION: General $13, age 3-12 $10, addt’l or seperate fee for IMAX Dome Theatre
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Fri 10a-5p, Sat 10a-6p, Noon-6p
ADDRESS: 820 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, LA MAP
PHONE: 318-424-3466 or toll-free 877-724-7678

Jubilee Zoo
DESCRIPTION: Over 20 acres for kids to pet and feed the animals, ride the carousel ponies, tour the zoo on a hay ride, bounce in the moonwalk and enjoy the picnic-playground area
ADMISSION: Age 4+ $7, age 2-3 $5, addt’l fees for some rides
DAYS & HOURS: Wed-Fri 10a-7p, Sat 10a-7p, Sun 2p-5p
ADDRESS: 6402 Highway One, Shreveport, LA MAP
PHONE: 318-929-7387

RiverView Park
DESCRIPTION: One of the highlights of the riverfront is an interactive water fountain having light and music, a waterfall, two amphitheaters. A dozen artistically designed roses, half in full bloom and others in partial bloom, change colors at night. There is also a 300-foot long floating boat dock.
DAYS & HOURS: daily 6a-9p
ADDRESS: 601 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, LA MAP
PHONE: 318-673-7703

P.B.S. Pinchback Park
DESCRIPTION: Named in honor of Louisiana’s first Black governor, this 10-acre park provides playground equipment, baseball field, basketball court, volleyball area, covered picnic sites with grills and an asphalt walking/jogging path; well used for family reunions; DAYS & HOURS: daily 6a-9p
ADDRESS: 7903 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport, LA MAP
PHONE: 318-929-2806

Caddo Lake
DESCRIPTION: Caddo Lake, shared between Texas and Louisiana, lies on Sabine River and Cypress Bayou. Dense stands of bald cypress line channels that wind around the lake’s 25,400 acres. Caddy is one of the oldest lakes in the area, but was also artificially dammed in the early 1900s, making it larger. Fishers note: it holds largemouth bass, catfish, crappie, red ear sunfish, chain pickerel and white bass.
PHONE: 318-309-3474

CenturyLink Center
DESCRIPTION: Located on the banks of the Red River, this 14,000=seat arena is home to a hockey team, arena football, National Black Rodeo, concerts, family shows, ice-skating shows, motor sports, conventions, and religious events.
BOX OFFICE: Mon-Fri 9:30a-4:30p
ADDRESS: 2000 CenturyTel Center Drive, Bossier City, LA MAP
PHONE: tickets 318-741-9700

Touchstone Wildlife & Art Museum
DESCRIPTION: More than 1,000 taxidermy specimens of wildlife from all over the world are displayed in their natural habitat
DAYS & HOURS: 9a-5p Thu-Sat
ADDRESS: 3386 Highway 80 East, Haughton, LA MAP
PHONE: 318-949-2323


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