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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.

Pollinator Day

Pollinator Day

Discover the vibrant world of pollinators and the vital role they play in our ecosystems with interactive educational activities.

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H-E-B Free Days

Starting Sunday, May 26, join us for Free Fourth Sundays at the museum, sponsored by H-E-B!

Upcoming Events

Pollinator Day
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Scheduled
Saturday April 13, 2024, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Celebrate spring and immerse yourself in the vibrant world of pollinators and the vital role they play in our ecosystem!
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Event Status
Scheduled
Friday April 19, 2024, All day
The museum will be closed on Friday, April 19 for a private event. We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to welcoming visitors on another day.
Sarah Wilson DIG
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Scheduled
Thursday May 2, 2024, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for a conversation with Sarah Wilson, author of “DIG: Notes on Field and Family”; Dr. Chris Kirk, UT professor of biological anthropology; and Dr. Pamela Owen, paleontologist associate director of the museum.
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Contact Us

Location
2400 Trinity Street
Austin, Texas 78712-1621

Phone
512-471-1604

Email
tmminfo@austin.utexas.edu

 

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

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Exhibits

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

Events

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

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Become a Member

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