Texas Memorial Museum
- General Info:
- Exhibits focus on dinosaurs and fossils, Texas wildlife, gems and minerals, and a working Paleontology Lab where visitors can interact with scientists as they prepare fossil finds.
Spotlighted in the exhibits are spectacular specimens found in Texas, including the largest flying creature ever found - the Texas Pterosaur, with a wingspan of nearly 40 feet - and the 30-foot Mosasaur that swam the shallow sea that once covered most of the state.
- Extra Phones:
Fax: (512) 471-4794
- Texas Memorial Museum is located on The University of Texas at Austin campus in Austin, Texas. Visit our site for more info. Go to http://www.utexas.edu/tmm/visit-tmm/
- University of Texas-Austin
- Texas Memorial Museum is the exhibit hall for Texas Natural Science Center. Rooted in the resources and reputation of The University of Texas at Austin, the Texas Natural Science Center works to create awareness, understanding and appreciation of the past, present and future of biological diversity, especially that of the state of Texas. Exhibits and educational programs are located at the Texas Memorial Museum. Research laboratories and collections are located at the Pickle Research Campus and include the Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory (ranked 9th in the nation), Non-vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory (6th largest collection in the U.S.), and Texas Natural History Collections. Research areas are not presently available to the general public.
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- Other Information:
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes