21st Annual Austin Museum Day

Explore Austin-area museums — for free!

The 21st Annual Austin Museum Day is a free celebration of art, culture, history, music, nature, and science. More than forty three museums in central Texas will welcome visitors with special programming, including guided exhibition tours, hands-on activities, and more, for visitors of all ages.

Visit http://www.austinmuseums.org/museumday/ for a list of participating museums. Pick up the Austin Chronicle the week of Museum Day for our special insert with complete information about each museum!

Download the free Austin Museum Partnership app on Google Play (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.austinmuseums.app&hl=en) or the Apple Store (https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=1033002550&mt=8) to plan out your day.

Let us know you are coming, and tag your photos with #MuseumDay2018and #atxmuseums!

Participating Museums:

Art Galleries at Black Studies at UT

Austin History Center

Austin Nature & Science Center

The Blanton Museum of Art

Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Brush Square Museums: Susanna Dickinson Museum and O. Henry Museum

Bullock Texas State History Museum

Chateau Bellevue

City of Austin Cultural Arts Division

Creative Action

Dougherty Arts Center

Elisabet Ney Museum

Historic 1858 German Free School at German-Texan Heritage Society

Harry Ransom Center

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Landmarks, The Public Art Program of The University of Texas at Austin

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum


Mexic-Arte Museum

Historic Millett Opera House

Neill-Cochran House Museum

Old Bakery & Emporium

Pioneer Farms

Republic of Texas Museum

Robert G. Mickey History of Medicine Gallery at the Texas Medical Association

Save Austin’s Cemeteries

Science Mill

South Austin Museum of Popular Culture

Texas Capitol Visitors Center

Texas DPS Museum & Research Center

Texas Memorial Museum

The Texas Military Forces Museum

Texas Music Museum

Texas State Capitol

Texas Wendish Heritage

The Contemporary Austin–Jones Center

The Contemporary Austin –Laguna Gloria

Sheffield Education Center

The Williamson Museum

The Williamson Museum on the Chisholm Trail


UMLAUF Sculpture Garden & Museum

Visual Arts Center

Waller Creek Conservancy

Women & Their Work Gallery