Austin Nature & Science Center

Explore the Outdoors!  Located in west Zilker Park, the Austin Nature and Science Center is an outdoor oasis in the middle of the city.  Discover resident wildlife, dig for fossils in the Dino Pit, trade natural treasures in the Naturalist Workshop, hike the Zilker Nature Preserve or sign up for a program.  Indoor and outdoor exhibits teach about the outdoors in Central Texas; participatory programs engage the senses while exploring  the natural world.  Programs for school groups, Nature’s Way Preschool, family adventures, camps and more.

location

301 Nature Center Dr. (map)

hours

Monday - Saturday 9:00-5:00pm Sunday 12:00-5:00pm

admissions

FREE

phone

512-974-3888

website

www.austintexas.gov/department/austin-nature-and-science-center