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Texas State History Museum, Austin, Texas

 
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Distance from city center: 3.4mi
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added on the 13th of October, 2010
Telling the story of this amazing state, the Texas State History Museum is a historical gem for the visitor. Detailed exhibits and varied collections await the curious eyes and minds of people.

There are also free events held at the museum that can be fun and exciting for both friends and families. The IMAX Theater has programs for every age and also an introductory video about Texas.

A great museum with great exhibitions, collections that makes your time spent inside worth it.

Address:
1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701, USA

Price:
Adults $7, children $4 (plus parking fee)

Opening Hours:
Mo-Sat: 9:00-18:00 (open from noon on Sundays)

On the web:
http://www.thestoryoftexas.com/

 
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