As the local history collection of the Austin Public Library, the Austin History Center provides the public with information about the history, current events, and activities of Austin and Travis County. We collect and preserve information about local governments, businesses, residents, institutions, and neighborhoods so that generations to come will have access to our history.
Our expert staff is ready to assist researchers in our Reading Room six days a week, Tuesday-Sunday. On Mondays our staff and volunteers process archival materials for use by the public. Our exhibits program offers 4 exhibits a year on various Austin topics in the Grand Lobby and the David Earl Holt Photo Gallery.
We have two exhibits currently on display:
Taking it to the Streets: A Visual History of Protest and Demonstration in Austin
Place Your Face in History
For more information about our exhibits, upcoming programs, and other services, visit us online at www.austinhistorycenter.org
810 Guadalupe St. (map)
Tuesday - Saturday, 10 AM to 6 PM, Sunday 12 noon to 6 PM, CLOSED Mondays