Austin Museum Day

Austin Museum Day is Sunday, September 18, 2016.

Enjoy free access to exhibits and activities at Austin-area museums!
Read the press release [8.3.2016]

Click here for a full list of participating museums

Download the Austin Museum Partnership app for access to museum information all year long!

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AMD Instagram Photo Contest:

Participate in the Austin Museum Day Instagram contest for a chance to win great prizes! The contest is open 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Sunday, September 18.
To play:

  1. Follow @TxHistComm and @austinmuseums on Instagram
  2. Take a photograph at one of the participating Austin Museum Day institutions
  3. Post it to your Instagram (make sure your profile is public!)
  4. Tag the participating institution and #MuseumDay2016

Multiple submissions are allowed. Contest closes at 9 p.m. on Sunday, September 18; submissions posted after 9 p.m. will not be included. A total of 3 winners – 1st through 3rd places—will be selected by a panel of judges that include staff from Texas Historical Commission and Austin Museum Partnership. Prizes to be announced. Winners will be announced the week following the contest.

Austin Museum Day is made possible through support from

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