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Montagne Center

The Montagne Center, which opened in 1984, is a showplace for Lamar University. Designed especially for the basketball program, the 10,080 seat arena serves the university's needs in various ways.

In addition to housing most of the athletic staff, the facility is used for concerts, commencements, banquets and other large audience events. All continuing education classes and some physical education classes are also held in the center.

The largest, single construction item in the 80-plus year history of Lamar, the Montagne Center was built in just 18 months (from June 20, 1983 through November, 1984). The facility originally seated 8,000, but capacity was expanded in 1985. It is located just across a highway from the main campus.

In addition to offices, rooms and the main playing court, other features include two perimeter courts, a VIP room, the Cardinal Club Room, a players' lounge, a study hall, and a scoreboard complete with a message center.


Directions To Lamar University

From Southeast Texas Regional Airport
Exit the airport, pass under Highway 69/96 and turn left onto the access road. Enter Highway 69/96; drive until you reach the Martin Luther King Blvd exit. Take the exit and merge onto Martin Luther King Blvd. Take the first exit off Martin Luther King.

From Houston Area
Take Interstate 10 East to Beaumont. Exit Highway 69/96 (Port Arthur exit) just before the MCM Elegante Hotel on the right. Continue down Highway 69/96; take the Martin Luther King exit. Turn left onto Martin Luther King; pass under the overpass. Take the first exit off Martin Luther King.

From Louisiana
Take Interstate 10 West to Beaumont. Exit Martin Luther King Blvd. Turn left onto Martin Luther King; pass under the overpass. Continue down Martin Luther King Blvd and take the Lamar University exit, just past Washington Blvd.

From Woodville / Lufkin & Lumberton / Jasper
Take Highway 69 or Highway 96 south to Beaumont. Exit Interstate 10 (to Orange/Baton Rouge) and take the Martin Luther King exit. Turn right onto Martin Luther King and continue down Martin Luther King. Take the Lamar University exit, just past Washington Blvd.

From Galveston
Take the ferry north to Highway 87. Continue down Highway 87, taking the detour route through High Island, until you get to Winnie. Pass Highway 73, turn right onto Interstate 10 East. Exit Highway 69/96 (Port Arthur exit) just before the MCM Elegante Hotel on the right. Continue down Highway 69/96; take the Martin Luther King Blvd. exit. Turn left on Martin Luther King; pass under the overpass. Take the first exit off Martin Luther King.

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