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Located in the northwest region of Louisiana, Shreveport is a city with a variety of attractions that appeal to visitors of all ages. One such attraction is the Sci-Port Discovery Center, situated in downtown, which offers an immersive experience with an IMAX dome and hands-on science exhibits. For those interested in local history, the Spring Street Historical Museum is a must-see, housed in a beautifully restored 19th-century bank. Along the Red River, visitors can enjoy riverboat casinos, adding a touch of excitement to their stay. Those looking to enjoy a peaceful respite amidst nature will find solace in the R.W. Norton Art Gallery, surrounded by picturesque gardens and trails. The gallery showcases an impressive collection of paintings, sculptures, and rare books. With a range of offerings that cater to various interests, Shreveport is a city that promises an unforgettable experience for all who visit.

Mayor: Tom Arceneaux

ZIP codes: 71101-71109, 71115-71166

Area code: 318

Elevation: 154 to 253 ft (46 to 77.1 m)

Founded: 1836

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