Texas Memorial Museum

Mosasaur excavated near Austin’s Onion Creek

Texas Memorial Museum 
2400 Trinity Street, MS D1500
Austin, TX 78712-1621
(512) 471-1604
E-mail: tmminfo@austin.utexas.edu
Net: TexasMemorialMuseum.org
Facebook: @TexasMemorialMuseum
Established on The University of Texas at Austin campus in 1939, there are 4 floors of permanent exhibits that include: skeletons of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals; fossil plants; gems, minerals and meteorites; and preserved native Texas wildlife.  Open 9 AM – 5 PM, Tuesday – Saturday. Closed on major holidays.
Audiences: Schools Pre-K – 12; Home Schools; University classes; General Public.
Admission (2020): $7/ages 13+; $5/ages 2 – 12; Under 2 yrs/free. $4/college students with valid ID; UT Austin students and employees/free.
Group Rates (2020): $5/person for organized groups of 20 or more. $2/students & teachers for Pre-K – 12 school classes of 15 or more (chaperones $7 each).  (September 1 – June 1)
Parking: A garage between San Jacinto Blvd. & Trinity St. currently charges $3-4/hour; free school-bus parking across I-35 on Comal St.
Resources for Teachers: TEKS-aligned activities & curriculum guides for Museum self-guided tours, including pre- and post-visit lessons for grades Pre-K– 8. Audio tour, loaner kits and educator workshops are also offered.

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