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How to find the Planetarium if coming from the:

  • North, East, and West (towns such as El Dorado, Bernice, Dubach, Monroe, West Monroe, Delhi, Rayville, Choudrant, Shreveport, Bossier City, Minden, Grambling, Simsboro)
  • South (towns such as Alexandria, Winnfield, Jonesboro, Quitman)

This parking map ( provides information for bus unloading and parking. Because you are a visitor, you do not need a parking tag. If you get a ticket, send it in to the address on the back of the ticket with the explanation that you were a visitor to LA Tech.


  • Exit 84 on I-20 is the LA Tech University exit. This street is named "Cooktown Road" UNTIL your reach LA Tech when it then becomes "Tech Drive."
  • From Shreveport to Ruston on I-20, the school bus drive is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.
  • From Monroe to Ruston on I-20, the school bus drive is approximately 45 minutes.

NOTE: The planetarium has no restrooms. There are several buildings that are open during the week that are in walking distance that do have restrooms .

The Planetarium main theatre is handicapped accessible and has spaces for several wheelchairs.

We look forward to your scheduling a visit to the Louisiana Tech University Planetarium.

Louisiana Tech University Planetarium
LA Tech University
P. O. Box 3163
Ruston, LA 71272
(318) 257-2866

Last updated: October 9, 2004
Webmaster: Dianne Porter-Lord (

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