Interested in exploring more of Austin's museums? We recommend experiencing Austin Museum Day, a free, city-wide celebration of art, culture, history, music, nature and science on Sunday, September 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Thinkery
Thinkery. Photo credit: Kirk Tuck.

During this annual event, more than 40 museums in the Austin-area offer special programming, including guided tours, hands-on activities and more. Be sure to follow along on the Austin Museum Partnership app and #MuseumDay2015 hashtag day-of to learn about special events, pop-ups and to enter the Instagram photo contest!

Participating museums include: Austin History Center, Austin Nature and Science Center, Austin Tour Guide Association, Austin Toy Museum, Austin Woman's Club, Blanton Museum of Art, Briscoe Center for American History, Brush Square Museums, Bullock Texas State History Museum, City of Austin Cultural Arts Division, Dick's Classic Garage Car Museum, Dougherty Arts Center, Elisabet Ney Museum, French Legation Museum, George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center, German-Texan Heritage Society, Harry Ransom Center, Humanities Texas, Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farms, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Landmarks Public Art Program, The University of Texas at Austin LBJ Presidential Library and Museum, Mexic-Arte Museum, Museum of Magnetic Sound Recording, Neill-Cochran House Museum, Pump Project, Republic of Texas Museum, Save Austin's Cemeteries, Texas Department of Public Safety Historical Museum and Research Center, Texas Governor's Mansion, Texas Medical Association History of Medicine Gallery, Texas Memorial Museum, Texas Military Forces Museum, Texas Music Museum, Texas State Capitol, The Contemporary Austin, The Thinkery, Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum, Visual Arts Center, The University of Texas at Austin, Williamson Museum and Women and Their Work.

Visit to see a map of the locations and download the Austin Museum Partnership app.