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  Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

  1800 N Congress Ave

  Austin  TX   78701    

  Phone   512 936-8746  Web Site  http://www.thestoryoftexas.com/

  Toll Free  866 369-7108

  Description  official state museum with three floors of exhibits in  themes:  Land, Identity, Opportunity

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Kind of Activity   IMAX

  New or Updated:  5/3/2005
 

  Austin

  Austin Children's Museum

  201 Colorado Street

  Austin  TX   78701    

  Phone  512 472-2499

  Web Site www.austinkids.org/

  Description  hands on participatory museum

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Children

  New or Updated:  2/1/2007
 

Texas
Austin
Austin Museum of Art, Downtown
823 Congress Avenue #100
Austin TX 78701
Phone 512 495-9224
Web Site www.amoa.org/
Description contemporary works of US, Mexico, and Caribbean countries
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts

  Austin
 
Austin Museum of Art, La Guna Gloria
 
3809 W 35th St
 
Austin  TX    78703    
 
Phone   512 458-8191
 
Web Site  http://www.amoa.org/
 
Description  museum branch in  Driscoll Villa, reopened Sep 2003 after 4 year renewal
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
New or Updated:   4/28/2004

Texas
Austin
Blanton Museum of Art
23rd & San Jacinto
Austin TX  78712
Phone 512 471 7324
Web Site www.blantonmuseum.org/
Alt Web www.utexas.edu/cofa/hag
Description large Latin American collection, 20th century American art, Western American Art, prints & drawing
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Field of Study/Science Facility Old West
Group Identity Latin American

Austin
Elisabet Ney Museum
304 East 44th Street
Austin TX 78751
Phone 512 458-2255
Web Site www.austin360.com/community/groups/elisbetney/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
 

  Texas

  Austin

  French Legation Museum

  802 San Marcos St

  Austin  TX 78702    

  Phone   512 472-8180

  Web Site  http://www.frenchlegationmuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:programs@frenchlegationmuseum.org

  Description  built to house French representatives, of of Robertson family from 1848-1949

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Era  1840

  Owner/Operator:  Daughters of the Republic of Texas

  New or Updated:   11/25/2005

 

  Austin

  George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center

  1165 Angelina Street

  Austin  TX  78702    

  Phone   512 472-4809

  Web Site  http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/carver/

  Description  African American history & culture, history of Juneteenth

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Group Identity   African American

  Owner/Operator:  City of Austin

  New or Updated:   11/25/2005

 

  Texas

  Austin

  Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

  21st& Guadalope

  U Texas Austin

  Austin  TX   78705    

  Phone   512 471-9119

  Web Site  www.utaustin.edu

  Description  cultural archives with manuscripts, rare books, photos, work of art -Guttenberg Bible, "first photograph" (1826)

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection G-M  Manuscripts

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated:   12/2/2005

  Austin
 
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
 
4801 La Crosse Blvd
 
Austin  TX   78739    
 
Phone   512 292-4100
 
Alt Phone   512 292-4100
 
Web Site  http://www.wildflower.org/
 
Description  300 acres, 500 species of native plants,16 gardens, nature trails, rooftop
                   
rainwater harvesting system, aqueduct, learning center
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical
 
New or Updated:   5/4/2004
 

  Texas

  Austin

  Jourdan Bachman Pioneer Farm

  11418 Sprinkle Cut Off Road

  MAIL PO Box 2113 78768

  Austin   TX   78754    

  Phone   512 837-1215

  Web Site  http://www.heritagesocietyaustin.org/pioneerfarm.html

  E-mail  mailto:pioneerfarms@hsaustin.org

  Alt Web  http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/pioneerfarm/

  Description  rural life on Blackland Prairie farm through living history demonstrations

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Building Type   Farm

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  Era  1880

  New or Updated:  10/12/2005
 

  Austin

  Mexic-Arte Museum

  419 Congress Ave

  MAIL: PO Box 2273 Austin 78768

  Austin TX  78768    

  Phone  512 480-9373

  Web Site  http://www.mexic-artemuseum.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@mexic-artemuseum.org

  Description  traditional & contemporary Mexican, Latino & Latin American art & culture

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Group Identity  Hispanic

  New or Updated:  10/4/2005


  Texas

  Austin

  Republic of Texas Museum

  510 East Anderson Lane

  IH 35 & US

  Austin  TX   78752    

  Phone   512 339-1997

  Web Site  http://www.drtl.org/drtinc/index.asp - drt

  E-mail  mailto:drt_museum@sbcglobal.net

  Alt Web  http://www.austinmuseums.org/republic.html

  Description  items from the era of Texas Independence

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Research /Reading  Library

  Owner/Operator:  Daughters of the Republic of Texas

  New or Updated:   10/15/2005


Austin
Texas DPS Historical Museum
621 West St Johns Ave
Austin TX 78752
Phone 512 459-4046
Web Site
E-mail txdpsmus@flash.net
Description
Type of Resource
Museum

Texas
Austin
Texas Memorial Museum
2200 Trinity Street
Austin TX 78705
Phone 512 471-1604
Web Site www.utexas.edu/depts/tmm
Description natural and cultural heritage
Type of Resource Museum

 

  Austin

  Texas Military Forces Museum

  2200 W 35th

  Building 6, Camp Mabry

  Austin TX   78763    

  Phone   512 782-5659

  Web Site  www.kwanah.com/txmilmus/

  Description  from the Texas Revolution through today's State and National Guard

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  New or Updated:   11/17/2005


 

 Texas

  Austin

  Umlauf Sculpture Garden and Museum

  605 Robert E Lee

  Austin  TX  78704    

  Phone   512 445-5582

  Web Site  www.umlaufsculpture.org/

  Description  130 sculptures, drawings & paintings by Allen Umlauf

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection N-Z  Sculpture

  New or Updated:  12/28/2005

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