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Sci-Port; Louisiana's Science Center

 

Contact Details

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(318) 222-5592

PROFILE

Mission
Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center provides a fun, educational environment for people of all ages to explore and actively engage in the world of mathematics, science and technology. Sci-Port serves to spark curiosity about the world around us, provides hands-on tools for using scientific discovery in everyday life, and encourages a passion for life-long learning.

The Center
Sci-Port is a 92,000 square-foot science and entertainment center in Shreveport-Bossier, featuring over 290 science, space science, technology and math exhibits; daily changing programs, an IMAX Dome Theatre, open-access, interactive, laser SPACE DOME Planetarium, gift shop and café. Sci-Port is located on the downtown Shreveport Riverfront.

The Organization
Sci-Port is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization with a rotating governing board of community leaders and a staff of scientists, educators and business professionals. The center opened November 21, 1998 on the Shreveport-Bossier City downtown riverfront. Since opening, over two million people of all ages have explored the fun of science, technology and math provided by Sci-Port's programs, exhibits and educational environments. Sci-Port's strong partnerships with school systems, effective collaborations with community organizations and diverse public/private support have established the science center as a cornerstone in the economic and educational development of the southern region and a leader of informal science education in the state of Louisiana.

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Director of Education & Public Programs
 
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