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Texas Science and Natural History Museum Reopens After Renovations

Nov. 1, 2023
Alcalde Magazine “To visitors from around the world, we want this to be the premier space in Central Texas about science and natural history. We want this to be a destination on the UT campus.”
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Amid the Enhancements at New Museum are Contributions by UT Students

Oct. 19, 2023
Collaborators across the College of Natural Sciences and UT Austin played a role in the transformation at Texas Science & Natural History Museum.

Texas Science and Natural History Museum at UT opens after renovations

Sept. 28, 2023
Fox 7 News The Texas Science and Natural History Museum on UT campus closed its doors a year and a half ago for renovations. On Saturday, it welcomed the public back for the next chapter of its history.

Dino-mite! Discover a Texas T-Rex at This Revamped Museum

Sept. 28, 2023
Austin Monthly The Texas Science & Natural History Museum celebrated its grand opening with breathtaking new fossil displays and a regionally focused mindset.

The rebranded Texas Memorial Museum officially opens back up this weekend

Sept. 22, 2023
KUT Austin It’s been more than a year since the Texas Memorial Museum on the UT campus closed for renovations. It’s reopening Saturday as the Texas Science & Natural History Museum.
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2400 Trinity Street
Austin, Texas 78712-1621

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2400 Trinity Street
Mail Stop D1500
Austin, Texas 78712-1621