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Discover your place in the natural world

Texas Science & Natural History Museum engages, excites, and connects curious minds of all ages to the unique and irreplaceable natural history of the State of Texas
Particles of Color

Particles of Color

Explore an innovative new exhibit showcasing the science and creativity behind eco-friendly sequins developed by UT Austin faculty and students.

Dinosaur Day

Dinosaur Day

Celebrate all things dinosaur with special educational and interactive activities, and bring fossils for in-person identification by a paleontologist!

Free Fourth Sundays

H-E-B Free Days

Join us for Free Fourth Sundays at the museum, sponsored by H-E-B! Sunday hours are 1-5pm.

Upcoming Events

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Event Status
Wednesday June 19, 2024, All day
Please note that the museum will be closed on Wednesday, June 19.
Free Fourth Sunday
Event Status
Sunday June 23, 2024, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Recurs: Monthly on the fourth Sunday, 1 - 5pm
Enjoy free museum admission all day on H-E-B Free Fourth Sundays, held the fourth Sunday of every month!
SEC Celebration
Event Status
Sunday June 30, 2024, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Experience the museum for free from 1:00-5:00 p.m. during the SEC Celebration, hosted by UT Austin and Texas Athletics.
Dinosaur Day
Event Status
Saturday July 13, 2024, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join Texas Science & Natural History Museum to celebrate all things dinosaur with special educational and interactive activities.
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Contact Us

2400 Trinity Street
Austin, Texas 78712-1621




Large saber tooth cat statue


Find information on hours, admission and pricing, museum layout, directions, parking, and accessibility.



Explore the natural history of Texas, from the birth of our planet through the age of dinosaurs to present day.

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Group Tours

Explore, learn and make memories together! Pre-book a group visit and receive discounted admission.

A dinosaur fossil on a platform in a burnt orange room


Learn about upcoming public events and find venue rental details for private events.

family with tyrannosaur

Become a Member

Museum members get free admission! Enjoy a wide range of benefits with an annual membership.