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.



Volunteen Guest Post: How to be a robot!

This week on the blog, our Volunteens are celebrating all sorts of creative ideas for the Halloween season! Today, Volunteens Emma…


Make a Halloween Paper Bag Puppet!

Volunteen is our youth volunteer and employment readiness program offering opportunities for teenagers to engage in fun and meaningful work at the Thinkery, preparing them…


Halloween Hootenanny Costume Contest!

It's October, and as we gear up for our Halloween Hootenanny on Oct. 31, we're giving out tickets with a costume…

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