Upcoming events

Sept. 27, 2019




2019 Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame Inductee Ceremony

The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, the Louisiana State Penitentiary, and the Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum foundation are proud to announce the 2019 inductees to the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame. For more information on the inductees and the events to honor them, click here.


More information about our 2021 symposium will be released in the coming months.

Past Events

May 21, 2019
1:00 pm

The meaning of life: Book Signing and Author Panel


Join us for a panel and question and answer session on life sentences and their impact on corrections and justice with The Meaning of Life author Marc Mauer and formerly incarcerated contributor Kerry Myers. Afterwards, the author will be signing copies of The Meaning of Life. Books will be available for purchase in the museum gift shop. Come early or stay after to tour the museum! More information…


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