The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas at Austin is a 279-acre public garden dedicated to increasing the sustainable use and conservation of native wildflowers, plants and landcapes. Founded by Mrs. Johnson and actress Helen Hayes in 1982, the Wildflower Center brings life to her hope to preserve the beauty and regional identity of natural landscapes. The Center features 12 acres of native Texas wildflower gardens, one of Austin’s premier gift stores and the Wildflower Cafe.
4801 La Crosse Avenue (map)
Tuesday-Saturday; 9am-5:30pm, Sunday: 12pm-5:30pm, Monday: closed, During Wildflower Days™ (mid-March through May): Monday-Sunday: 9am-5:30pm
$9 Adults, $7 Seniors 65 years and older, $7 Students 13 years and older, $3 Children 5 through 12, Free for Members and Children 4 years and under