A Day of History, Science, Culture, and Art - Free Admission to Austin Museums

Austin Museum Day

Love museums?

Love free?

Then you’ll love Austin Museum Day. On Sunday, September 18, 2016, more than 35 history, science, culture, and art museums open their doors to visitors at no charge. Enjoy special programming, guided exhibition tours, hands-on activities, and more.

Participating museums:

Asian American Resource Center
Austin History Center
Austin Public Library
Austin Nature & Science Center
Austin Tour Guide Association
Austin Toy Museum
Austin Woman's Club
The Blanton Museum of Art
Bullock Texas State History Museum
City of Austin Cultural Arts Division
Dougherty Arts Center
Elisabet Ney Museum
French Legation Museum
Harry Ransom Center
Hill Country Science Mill
German-Texan Heritage Society
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Landmarks, The Public Art Program of The University of Texas at Austin
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
Mexic-Arte Museum
Neill-Cochran House Museum
O. Henry Museum
Pump Project
Save Austin's Cemeteries
Susanna Dickinson Museum
Texas Capitol Visitors Center
Texas DPS Museum & Research Center
Texas Medical Association History of Medicine Gallery
Texas Memorial Museum
Texas Music Museum
Texas State Library and Archives Commission
The Contemporary Austin
The Texas Military Forces Museum
UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum
The Williamson Museum
Women & Their Work Gallery
Please note: Opening hours on Austin Museum Day may differ from the regular opening hours listed on our directory listings. For details on what, when, and where, download the Austin Museum Partnership app on Google Play or the Apple Store.

Want to win some great prizes while you’re touring Austin’s museums? Join the Austin Museum Day Instagram contest. See the Austin Museum Partnership website for details.

The Austin Museum Day hosted by the Austin Museum Partnership, a consortium of Austin-area museums organized in 1998 to promote collaborations for the mutual benefit of the public and the museums.

Have fun and come back next week and leave a review for your favorite museum!

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