Best Museums in Austin, TX

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Have you been searching for the best museums in Austin? The local experts at Sterling Acura of Austin have compiled a list of our favorite local destinations. Whether you are interested in art, cars, or history, there really is something for everyone. These Austin museums are definitely worth checking out.

The Blanton Museum of Art

Located at the University of Texas at Austin, the Blanton Museum of Art has almost 18,000 works of art in its collection. Here you will find everything from abstract expressionism to Greek pottery. You will also find a rotating schedule of traveling exhibits, so there’s always something new to see every time you visit.

Address: 210 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Austin, TX

Thinkery

If you are looking for a day of fun for the little ones, the Thinkery children’s museum has a variety of hands-on learning experience that kids are sure to love. Here you will find 40,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor activities for kids of all ages. Listed below are just a few of the exhibits you will find at Thinkery.

  • Kitchen Lab
  • Let’s Grow
  • Light Lab
  • Spark Shop

Address: 1830 Simond Ave., Austin, TX

Texas Memorial Museum

Also located on the University of Texas at Austin campus, the Texas Memorial Museum officially opened its doors in 1939. On exhibit, you will find a variety of displays ranging from fossils and gems to native Texas wildlife. The museum also hosts traveling exhibits from other museums as well.

Address: 2400 Trinity St., Austin, TX

Austin Rock and Roll Car Museum

Classic car enthusiasts will want to visit the Austin Rock and Roll Car Museum. This museum is open every first and third Saturday of the month, and it features an array of rock and roll and classic car memorabilia. In its eclectic collection, you can find the original “Ghostbusters” Caddie as well as cars that were once owned by John F. Kennedy and John Lennon.

Address: 4117 Commercial Center Dr., Austin, TX

Learn More About the Austin Area

Now that you have learned about some of the top Austin museums, why not check out other fun things to do in Austin this summer, some of the city’s best restaurants, or explore what there is to do in San Antonio. Sterling Acura of Austin is your source for everything Austin. Contact us today for more information.

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