La. Admin. Code tit. 25, § III-105 - Admission Fees

Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 3, March 20, 2022

A. Minimum Admission Fees

Building

Location

Standard

Student (7-17), Senior (62+), Active

Military

6 Years of Age

and Under

Cabildo with Arsenal

New Orleans

$6

$5

Free

Presbytere

New Orleans

$6

$5

Free

Old U.S. Mint

New Orleans

$6

$5

Free

Capitol Park Museum

Baton Rouge

$6

$5

Free

1850 House

New Orleans

$3

$2

Free

Madame John's Legacy

New Orleans

$3

$2

Free

Wedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill Museum

Patterson

$3

$2

Free

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum

Natchitoches

$3

$2

Free

E.D. White Historic House

Thibodaux

Free

Free

Free

B. Minimum admission fees do not include applicable taxes, processing fees, and charges for special exhibitions, programs, guided tours, and events.
C. Discounts and Promotional Rates
1. Groups. A 20 percent discount is available for groups of 15 or more visitors who are old enough to require an admission fee and who purchase the admission or arrange the visit with agency in advance.
2. Student Groups. Student groups are admitted to museums free of charge, if:
a. the student group has reserved its visit at least 48 hours in advance of its arrival;
b. the student group is affiliated with a recognized public or private school system or recognized home school organization; and
c. the student group includes at least 1 chaperone per every 10 students as a minimum. Chaperones will be admitted free, up to 1 per every 5 students. Additional chaperones may be required to pay the admission fee.
3. Annual Pass
a. An annual pass, which entitles the bearer to admission to all museums that are open to the public, is $40 per year.
b. The annual pass is valid for one year from the date of issuance.
c. The annual pass is not transferable.
4. Special Promotions
a. The OSM may, through the assistant secretary, enter into an agreement or promotion that discounts or waives admission fees on a defined basis for the purpose of promoting visitation, public support and mission-related activities of the department.
b. A special promotion may include, but is not limited to:
i. free admission for museum support organizations;
ii. promotional coupons such as buy-one-get-one free;
iii. discounts for recurring group visits;
iv. free admission with other museum activity attendance;
v. promotional free days in conjunction with special events, anniversaries, festivals and the like.
c. A special promotion must promote the mission of the OSM or an affiliated entity and must not conflict with any applicable law or regulation.
d. Special promotions will be tracked and evaluated for achievement of the intended purpose. Special promotions will be reviewed and reauthorized annually.
5. Combination Admission. The OSM may agree to participate in programs that entitle a visitor to discounted admission to multiple museums or other attractions, including those that are not a part of the Louisiana State Museum.
D. All fees provided in this section may be adjusted to provide a single, tax and fee-inclusive price for the visitor.

Notes

La. Admin. Code tit. 25, § III-105
Promulgated by the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Office of the State Museum, LR 12:89 (February 1986), amended LR 13:82 (February 1987), LR 20:784 (July 1994), LR 24:2235 (December 1998), LR 30:1057 (May 2005), Amended LR 431520 (8/1/2017).
AUTHORITY NOTE: Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 25:341 et seq., and R.S. 36:204(A)(3).

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