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LSU Museum of Natural History

Louisiana State Natural History Museum

T-rex skull in the lobby of Louisiana Art and Science museum in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; photo by Mike Smail on Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution / share alike).

Louisiana State University Museum of Natural History

The Louisiana State University Museum of Natural Science was designated as the official state museum of natural history in 1999. 

The mission of the LSU Museum of Natural Science is acquisition, preservation, and study of research collections by Museum faculty, staff, and students to generate knowledge of regional and global biodiversity, geological history, and human history and prehistory for the benefit of the people of the state, the nation, and the world.