Visitor Information

Lunar and Planetary Institute

Location and Hours of Operation

3600 Bay Area Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77058
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The building is closed to the public until further notice.

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We have a limited number of visitor spaces conveniently located near the main entrance to the USRA/LPI building. We offer electric vehicle charging stations for use by staff, students, and visitors on a first-come-first-served basis.

Offsite parking is available for meeting participants. Please refer to the meeting logistics for more information on where to park.

Special event parking is available onsite for public lectures and events held in the evenings and on weekends. Offsite parking is available as needed. Please refer to the event details for information on where to park.

Building Access

When you arrive, please enter through the main entrance and check in at the front desk to receive a visitor badge.

Visit the Library

The LPI library is open to the public Monday through Friday during normal business hours. Tours of the library can be arranged in advance during normal business hours.
The building is closed to the public until further notice.

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Media Inquiries

Julie Tygielski
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Weblinking and Multimedia Usage Requests

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