A: Admission to the Museum is always FREE! The Museum is open Monday–Thursday, 9 am–5 pm; Friday, 9 am–4:45 pm; Saturday, 10 am–4:45 pm; and Sunday, 1–4:45 pm. The Museum is closed on major holidays.
A: Texas Memorial Museum is located at 2400 Trinity Street on The University of Texas at Austin main campus. Find more information on the Directions page.
A: Information about visitor parking can be found on the Parking page.
A: The handicap entrance is on the first floor; see the Parking page for more details. A wheelchair is available for visitor use on a first come, first serve basis. Speak to the security guard on the 2nd floor for details.
A: Visit the Tours page to schedule a group visit to the Museum.
A: Your time spent at the Museum can vary depending on your interest in the various exhibits. You should allot at least one to two hours to fully visit the Museum.
A: The Museum’s exhibits and events are appropriate and educational for people of all ages.
A: Yes, during Identification Day, held in January, scientists and experts from all over Central Texas are on hand to look at and identify natural objects and archaeological materials. Additionally, Paleo Lab paleontologists provide identifications of personal fossil finds by appointment. Send appointment requests via email to Pamela R. Owen.
A: Yes, visitors are welcome to take pictures throughout the Museum for personal use.
A: Food and open beverage containers are not permitted in the Museum. Dining options available within walking distance of the Museum include: the Red McCombs Red Zone Food Court at the north side of DKR Texas Memorial Football Stadium, Texas Espresso Café at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, and Under the Oaks Café at the Thompson Conference Center.
Please contact the Museum’s Webmaster if you have a question that you could not find the answer to on the website.