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Texas Memorial Museum

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awesome dinosaur fossils

my four- year old adored the museum. any dino lover will be impressed by flying pterosaur in the... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2018
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Small but nicely done

This small natural history museum is located on the UT campus, right next to the San Jacinto... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Lincoln, Nebraska
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Rooted in the resources and reputation of The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Memorial Museum works to create awareness, understanding and appreciation of the past, present and future of biological diversity, especially that of the state of...more
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2400 Trinity St, Stop D1500, Austin, TX 78712-1620
+1 512-471-1604
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We took our 8yo grandson and 10 yo granddaughter to TMM on a hot afternoon and spent an enjoyable 1 1/2 hours inside touring the exhibits. The displays are designed for all ages with a few kid friendly activities at some exhibits. Our favorite was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

my four- year old adored the museum. any dino lover will be impressed by flying pterosaur in the main entrance. the first floor has many interesting fossils, ranging from t-rex skull and complete mosasaur. third floor has a taxidermy feel, but kids liked pointing out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 14, 2018

This small natural history museum is located on the UT campus, right next to the San Jacinto parking garage. It has four floors of exhibits, and we found the shark exhibit on the top floor to be the most fascinating. A docent was located there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank StefanieH443
Reviewed July 1, 2018

We ran into this museum when we took my son to UT Austin for a campus tour. It's not the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, but it's definitely worth a visit if you're going to be on campus. We particularly enjoyed the current special exhibit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank dansU3811XW
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

After numerous visits to Austin over 7 years we hit upon this little gem of a museum. Situated over four floors it give a great insight into the animals and minerals to be found in the region. I would suggest visiting after lunch as it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank C5859MRjohnr
Reviewed February 21, 2018

My family loved this museum! The paleontology floor was our favorite and the interactive exhibit where the kids could call to learn more was entertaining. The special exhibit about the sharks was funny and educational. We also enjoyed the gift shop.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

As a lifelong Austenite, I had never been here. I heard of their Texas Wildlife Day and thought it would be a good time to go. They had all sort of displays beside the normal displays for the special event. They had people there that...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Me9247
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Located on the UT campus, is a small science musuem. Went on a Saturday, not many people there and had no trouble parking. Admission is $3/$2 for adult/child. The security guard seen when you walk in the door is extremely rude. There are exhibits to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank kferrell1
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

The museum is tucked in the University of Texas campus. Tickets are inexpensive. Beautiful gem, mineral and paleontology collection. Took me and my 8 year about an hour to cover the whole thing. Nice for a hot day.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JenRaVo
Reviewed June 18, 2017

My wife and I took our grandkids to this museum to seek refuge from the oppressive heat and to acclimate them to the wonders of museums. While the museum is small and somewhat dated, it was gratifying to see the enthusiasm of the kids as...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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