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Contact Information and Directions

Use this address, not the 2400 Trinity ST address, for all correspondence and loans:

James R. Reddell, Interim Curator of Entomology James R. Reddell

Texas Natural History Collections
10100 Burnet RD, PRC 176/R4000
Austin, TX 78758-4445





Dr. David Cannatella, Curator of Herpetology Dr. David Cannatella

Research Fellows

  • James Christiansen
  • Dr. Francisco Garcia de Leon
  • Dr. Gary Garrett
  • Dr. David W. Hall
  • Dr. Leroy Kleinsasser
  • Dr. Jean Krejca
  • Dr. Rocio Rodiles Hernandez


Check out some of our workers in action, and find out about work-study, volunteer, and undergraduate research opportunities.


UT shuttles

Shuttles from main campus run every hour, and are free for UT students, staff and faculty. Travel time is normally about 20 minutes. See the weekday PRC shuttle schedule for details. The TNHC (noted as bldg 176, or LSF on some campus maps) is located in the southeast corner of the PRC, near the intersection of Road D and Harry Ransom Trail. The shuttle stop for our building is located on Road D just before the intersection with Harry Ransom Trail (see map and photo), and will be next to a large empty field to the right of the bus. We are on the EAST side of the building.

Driving from the main UT campus to Pickle Research Campus

Take I-35 North to 183 North. Once on the 183 take the Burnet Rd. exit, (2.0 road miles after junction with I-35). Turn right at the light onto Burnet Rd. The Pickle Research Campus (PRC) is on the left hand side, after the 2nd light (less than 1 mile) going North on Burnet. After you pass the guard stand you will be on Read Granberry.

Driving on Mopac (heading North)

Take the Braker exit, and take a right at the second light, onto Braker. Head east on Braker, towards Burnet. At Burnet RD, take a right. The PRC is on your right, before the first light.

Driving to the TNHC, building 176

Continue along Read Granberry, take the first left on to Harry Ransom Trail.  Continue on Harry Ransom Tr., till you reach the intersection with Road D, take a left (east). Go along Road D, building 176 will be on your right. The TNHC is on the EAST side of the building. Park in the lot that is on the east side of the building.

View from bus stop. 176 and annexTNHC TNHC entrance

Driving from Austin Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA)

Take 71 West then 183 North past I-35 and then North on Burnet as if coming from main UT campus (above).

From ABIA taking Capital Metro bus

The airport shuttle bus stops near the intersection of 26th/Dean Keeton, and Speedway on the main UT campus. The PRC shuttle bus stop is located on 26th/Dean Keeton, near the airport shuttle bus stop. Fare for non-UT students is $0.50.

Hotel Information

PRC Commons Center listing of hotels close to the Pickle Research Campus. TACC listing of hotels. Note that TACC discounts mentioned do not apply to visitors to the TNHC.