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

Members: FREE admission year round. Become a Member today!

Military: $2 off per family member, up to 5 family members. Discount is not available online and must be purchased at Admissions.CapitalOne
Donation is supported by Capital One.

Groups: Any group travelling by bus or with more than 10 children must schedule a visit in advance via our Guided Tours program or by contacting Denise MacLeod at 512-469-6218. We are no longer accepting requests for the 2016-2017 school year. 

Scouts: We currently offer several programs ideal for fun, educational scout outings. Check out our Think Labs.

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


Monday: Closed except for Baby Bloomers (9 am–12 pm) and other Special Events.
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.

Museum Closures: Thinkery will close early (5 pm) on Sunday, March 26. Thinkery is closed: May 15 for museum maintenance, July 4.


Contact Us

At the Meredith Learning Lab
1830 Simond Ave
Austin, TX 78723

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Parking near Thinkery is available at the McBee Street district garage and paid street parking around Mueller Lake Park. Thinkery will be able to provide up to three hours of free parking in the McBee Street district garage. Bring us your parking ticket when you check in, and we’ll validate it for you! 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.

School buses must unload and load students at the group entrance on 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.

To find Austin hotels nearby, visit HotelsCombined.


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