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.


Just a handful of the pig photos we found on Instagram (via @_melissaglynnphotography, @piggly_wiggly89, @theoneandonlyladydee, @tristansummers, @cassbujanda, @deon_design, @zmari19, @debragulbas, & @tc94... share yours with hashtag #pickthepigpen)

What's up with the pigs?!

Since the Thinkery opened in December, visitors have been greeted first thing by a row of pigs. We knew they…

Photo by  NASA

National Robotics Week in Space

Ever since Neil Armstrong took one giant leap for mankind, the potential for cosmic discovery has seemed as vast and…


National Volunteer Week

This week is National Volunteer Week, a celebration about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage…

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