On September 17, the city will celebrate the 20th annual Austin Museum Day.
It gives residents and visitors alike a chance to explore more than thirty-eight museums in the greater Austin area at no charge.
The museums will welcome visitors with guided tours, hands-on activities, and special programming.
Those participating include:
Austin Nature & Science Center
Centrally located on the western edge of Zilker Park, the Austin Nature & Science Center offers hands-on exhibits, recreational activities, and educational programs. It has welcomed thousands of visitors since opening in 1960 and strives to increase awareness and appreciation of the natural environment. Exhibits include Nano which engages audiences in nanoscale science, engineering, and technology, as well as Dino Pit where visitors learn about paleontology.
Blanton Museum of Art
Located at The University of Texas at Austin, the Blanton Museum is one of the country's largest university art museums. It's considered the primary art collection for the city and is recognized for its permanent collection of nearly eighteen thousand works such as European paintings, prints, and drawings that span centuries.
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Located a few blocks from the Texas State Capitol, the Bullock Texas State History Museum is dedicated to telling the state's story. It's named after former Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock who was instrumental in its creation, and more than eight million visitors have walked through the doors since opening in 2001. Highlights include the Texas History Galleries, Collectors' Gallery, and the La Belle exhibit.
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