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Admission

Visitors: $10 (FREE for children 0–23 months)

Members: FREE admission year-round. Not a Thinkery MemberBecome a Member today!

Military: $2 off per family member, up to five family members. Thinkery’s military discount is not available online and must be purchased at Admissions. This generous donation is supported by Capital One.

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Groups:
 Groups traveling by bus or with more than 10 children must schedule a Thinkery visit in advance through our Guided Tours and Summer Guided Tours programs. Please contact School Programs Specialist Denise MacLeod at (512) 469-6218. Requests for the 2017–18 school year open later this summer.

For safety purposes, we ask that General Admission visitors adhere to a minimum adult:child ratio of 1:5.

Hours

Monday: 12–5 pm (Baby Bloomers from 9 am–12 pm)
Tuesday: 10 am–5 pm
Wednesday: 10 am–8 pm (Community Night from 4–8 pm—admission by donation)
Thursday: 10 am–5 pm
Friday: 10 am–5 pm
Saturday: 10 am–6 pm
Sunday: 10 am–6 pm

Museum hours occasionally change due to special events and holidays. Please check the calendar for updated information.

Thinkery is closed July 4 and October 2–3.

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Contact Us

Thinkery
At the Meredith Learning Lab
1830 Simond Ave.
Austin, TX 78723
(512) 469-6200


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Parking

Parking near Thinkery is available at the McBee Street District Garage, with entrances off McBee Street and Robert Browning Street. Thinkery will be able to provide up to three hours of free parking in the McBee Street District Garage. Bring us your parking ticket, and we’ll validate it for you!

Pay-by-phone, credit- and coin-operated metered street parking is also available around Mueller Lake Park. Please note, parking in the lot next to Mueller Lake Park or in the AMLI at Mueller parking garage will result in towing.

Bike parking is available near the main entrance of Thinkery.

Traveling with a group? School buses must unload and load students at Thinkery’s Group Entrance, located on the east side of the museum.

Click here for more information about Mueller-area parking options.

Public Transportation

Capital Metro offers some routes within walking distance of the Museum: 37, 135 and 350. Visit capmetro.org for the latest information!

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