About the Thinkery

The Thinkery is an evolution of Austin Children’s Museum. It’s Austin’s sparkling new home for “why” and “how.” A place where science and families play side by side. Where people connect with ideas by doing, making and experiencing. It’s a foundry for a new generation of innovators and creative problem solvers. And it’s a heck of a good time.


Junk City

Guest Post: Lin Winton, Exhibit Design Intern

Today's blog post is written by Lin Winton. Lin Winton served as the Fall 2014 Exhibit Design Intern, and worked hard…


A visit from the Dumpster Project!

Note: This post was put together by one of our awesome Volunteens, Sian! Facts: Trash in an Avg. American Home:…

A sampling of some of the treasures in our JUNK City (currently under construction!)

Talking Shop with the Mayor of JUNK City

Zach Dorn is an animator of worlds. That is not to say his medium is animation; Dorn often performs an…

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