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LUMCON to Host Free Open House April 21, 2018

Friday April 06, 2018 01:18 pm - 21 Views - Posted By Items of Interest
LUMCON to Host Free Open House April 21, 2018

LUMCON is opening its doors to the community on Saturday, April 21, 2018 beginning at 9 a.m. for a free open house. The event will be held at the Defelice Marine Center, 8124 Highway 56 in Cocodrie.

Join LUMCON scientists and educators in a fun-filled day dedicated to showing you what LUMCON is all about. Learn more about Louisiana's amazing coastal marine laboratory, reserach vessels, marine science, and how you can become a part of it. 

Event highlights:

  • Research lab tours with the science staff
  • Hands-on activities 
  • Free airboat rides
  • Scavenger hunt for kids ages 3-12
  • Dockside tours of research vessels 
  • Live marine invertebrate touch tank
  • Free lunch served from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Live music

In an effort to reduce plastic, please be sure to bring your own water bottles. There will be places to fill them.

Visit the LUMCON website for more information. 




Hours of Operation

  • Monday thru Friday
  • 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Physical Address

  • Government Tower
  • 8026 Main Street, Suite 700
  • Houma, LA 70360

Mailing Address

  • P. O. Box 2768
  • Houma, LA 70361
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