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Attractions in Austin, Texas

Amusements

  • Blazer Tag Adventure Center
    1701 West Ben White Boulevard, Austin, TX 78704
    512-462-0202, This Blazer tag adventure centre offers a variety of game scenarios, and offers special packages for birthdays, group events, corporate events, and summer camps. Pizza... more info  map

  • Dave & Buster's
    9333 Research Boulevard, Austin, TX 78759-7364
    512-346-8015, Great food and big fun served up by the friendliest people in town more info  map

  • NLand
    4836 East Highway 71, Austin, TX 78617
    Del Valle
    512-806-1900, "NLand is the only surfing destination of its kind in North America, creating long, consistent and barreling waves for novices, passionate travel surfers and world-class... more info

  • Pinballz Arcade
    8940 Research Boulevard, Suite 100, Austin, TX 78758
    512-420-8458, A 13,000 square feet of classic arcade featuring over 200 classic and new arcade games, including pinball, video and redemption games; air hockey tables, and... more info

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Capitol Visitors Center, The
    112 East 11th Street, Austin, TX 78711
    512-305-8400, The oldest state office building in Texas, the restored three-story General Land Office building features mid-19th century mock-Medieval Revival-style architecture. more info

  • Governor's Mansion
    1010 Colorado and West 11th, Austin, TX 78701
    512-463-5516, This governor's residence, completed in 1856 and built in the Greek revival style, has been the home of every Texas governor since its completion, and has been called... more info  map

  • Jourdan-Bachman Pioneer Farm
    10621 Pioneer Farms Drive, Austin, TX 78754
    512-837-1215, Over fifteen reconstructed farm buildings, crop fields, pasture land, and an Indian midden are contained within this seventy-acre tract on Walnut Creek in far northeast... more info  map

  • St. Mary's Cathedral
    203 East 10th Street, Austin, TX 78701
    512-476-6182, It's easy to miss this graceful Gothic cathedral, as it is overshadowed and surrounded by newer secular structures. But, once it has been found, it stands out all the... more info  map

  • Symphony Square
    Red River and 11th, Austin, TX 78701
    512-476-6064, The four limestone buildings that constitute Symphony Square were moved stone by stone from nearby locations. These historical buildings, and an ampitheatre, now serve... more info

Museums & Galleries

  • Atrium Gallery
    3100 South Congress Street, Austin, TX 78704
    Moody Hall, St. Edward's University
    512-448-8404, Exhibits change on a regular basis at this fine arts gallery. more info  map

  • Attal's Southwest Gallery
    3310 Red River, Austin, TX 78705
    512-476-3634, Although this gallery may be the place that one can find many items, including furniture, prints, postcards, medicine bottles, Texana, and road maps--- the items that... more info  map

  • Austin Museum of Art Museum
    823 Congress Avenue @ 9th Street, Austin, TX 78701
    Loctated in Downtown Austin
    512-495-9224, A community-oriented museum, the mission of the Austin Museum of Art is "to challenge and engage the audience with the intellectual and disparate cultural aspects of... more info  map

  • Blanton Museum of Art
    1 University Station, Austin, TX 78712
    512-471-7324, Displays from the permanent collection are supplemented by an assortment of temporary loan exhibits from art centres all over the world, at this art museum that is... more info  map

  • Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
    1800 North Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701
    Located in Downtown Austin
    512-936-8746, A division of the State Preservation Board, the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum tells the story of Texas through exhibits and programs. The museum houses three... more info  map

  • Elisabet Ney Museum
    304 East 44th Street, Austin, TX 78751
    512-458-2255, This museum was once Formosa, the studio of Nineteenth-Century European portrait sculptor Elisabet Ney. After the death of the artist, her studio was preserved with its... more info  map

  • LBJ Presidential Library
    2313 Red River Street, Austin, TX 78705
    Located on The University of Texas Campus
    512- 721-0200, Situated on a 30-acre site, the LBJ Presidential Library is one of 13 presidential libraries headed by the National Archives and Records Administration. This one in... more info  map

  • Neill-Cochran House Museum
    2310 San Gabriel, Austin, TX 78705
    512-478-2335, This house museum is open for touring, and can be the site of special events, such as luncheons, seminars, meetings, receptions, teas, bridge parties and other... more info  map

  • O. Henry Museum
    409 East Fifth Street, Austin, TX 78701
    512-472-1903, This cottage was the home of William Sydney Porter for two of the thirteen years that he lived in Austin. Porter, better known by his pen name O. Henry, was known as the... more info  map

  • Russell Collection Fine Art Gallery
    1137 West 6th Street, Austin, TX 78703
    Located in Downtown Austin
    512-478-4440, Russell Collection is a world-class gallery filled with 100 original museum-quality works of art spanning from 1600 to the present. Custom framing, consultation and... more info  map

  • Ruth Borinstein Gallery
    3300 Bee Caves Road, Austin, TX 78746
    512-306-8848, This art-as-investment gallery has assembled exhibits of works by Miro, Chagall, Dali, Rembrandt, Coya, Lautrec, and Renoir. more info  map

  • Texas Memorial Museum
    2400 Trinity Street, Austin, TX 78750
    University of Texas campus
    512-471-1605, A 30-foot-long fossil mosasaur, gleaming minerals from the Barron Collection, Ice Age mammals, early elephants, and a giant Great Texas Pterosaur, are just a few of the... more info  map

  • Texas Military Forces Museum
    2200 West 35th, Austin, TX 78763
    Camp Mabry
    512-782-5659, This is the only museum to trace the history of the Texas military from the time of the Texas Revolution to the present day. There are a great number of exhibits that... more info  map

  • Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum
    605 Robert E. Lee Road, Austin, TX 78704
    Near Zilker Park
    512-445-5582, The works of Austin sculptor Charles Umlauf are displayed throughout the garden and the interior of the Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum, which takes as its mission... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Cypress Valley Canopy Tours
    1223 Paleface Road Ranch, Austin, TX 78669
    Spicewood
    512-264-8880, Zip lines through the Texas Hill Country and overnight adventures for the family await. Whether you are looking for a family adventure or a corporate team building... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Austin Zoo
    10807 Rawhide Trail, Austin, TX 78709
    512-288-1490, The Austin Zoo shelters more than 60 exotic and domestic species of mammals, reptiles, and birds. more info  map

  • Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
    4801 La Crosse Avenue, Austin, TX 78739
    512-232-0100, The product of Lady Bird Johnson's great concern about the rapid disappearance of native plants, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center highlights the ecological and... more info  map

  • Zilker Metropolitan Park
    2100 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704
    Located Between Robert E. Lee and Loop 1
    512-472-4914, "Austin's most loved park," the 351-acre Zilker Metropolitan Park is the home of Barton Springs, Texas' most venerated swimming pool, Zilker Botanical Gardens, the... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Armadillo Express
    Capital Metropolitan Transit Authority, Austin, TX 78701
    512-474-1200, The distinctive, green trolley-like "Dillos" are a good way to get around downtown and avoid the inevitable parking hassles. more info  map

  • Around Austin
    4831 Spicewood Springs Road, Austin, TX 78759
    512-345-6552, Personalized service to both small groups and convention masses is provided by Around Austin. more info  map

  • Austin Detours
    PO BOX 29981, Austin, TX 78755
    512-962-8636, Austin Detours is a local tour company that provides handcrafted Austin experiences for locals, visitors and anyone looking to enjoy their time in the Lone Star State.... more info  map

  • Gliding Revolution
    20 North IH-35, Austin, TX 78701
    512-495-9250, Gliding Revolution provides Segway guided tours, rentals and Segway team building events for groups of all sizes.  more info  map

  • Hill Country Flyer
    610 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78767
    Runs from Cedar Park to Burnet
    477-8468, Number 786, a restored Southern Pacific steam locomotive built in 1916, pulls an assortment of cars from the 1920's to the 1950s. more info  map

  • Segway Nation
    1108 Lavaca, Suite #100, Austin, TX 78701
    512-663-9634, Imagine cruising effortlessly through the Capitol grounds, Austin's beautiful parks and their thriving downtown area, while receiving an informative historical... more info  map

  • Texture the City: Austin History Tours
    201 West Cesar Chavez Street, Austin, TX 78702
    512-677-4516, Texture the City's guided walking tour of downtown Austin tells the history of Austin's whimsical founding in 1839, its settlement by diverse ethnic and racial... more info  map

  

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