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Austin History Center

810 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78701-2314
+1 512-974-7480
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Holy Bias, Batman!

The gas company's sponsorship was stamped all over the museum. It could not have been more of an ad... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
teleiap
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Boston, MA
Most Informative and a must See while in Austin

The Austin History Center is placed outside of the Tourist Circuit but if you want to venture out... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2015
Sachin_OceanParkInn
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San Diego, California
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A beautiful neo-classical building houses this library; contains tons of in-depth information on the history of Texas.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
14 Mar 2016
“Holy Bias, Batman!”
4 Jun 2015
“Most Informative and a must See while in Austin”
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810 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78701-2314
Downtown
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

The gas company's sponsorship was stamped all over the museum. It could not have been more of an ad for a gas company if it had actually been an ad for a gas company.

Thank teleiap
Reviewed 5 June 2015

The Austin History Center is placed outside of the Tourist Circuit but if you want to venture out and walk over to Guadalupe from Congress - you will be most happy you made it there.

Thank Sachin_OceanParkInn
Reviewed 4 February 2015

I had passed by the Austin History Center (which is housed in the old Austin Library which was built in the early 1930's by the CCC) frequently but this was my first visit inside. There were two exhibits being shown one on the development of...More

Thank RWG2020
Reviewed 24 July 2014

There is so much to see that it would take more time than we had, everything is TEXAS, just wonderful. Also visited the I iMax for a film on D-Day.

Thank WindySong
Reviewed 9 December 2012

Good background. Always good to hear about a charming city like Austin within a big state of Texas! Would recommend visitors to make this a stop along the way to the State of Texas History Museum

1  Thank gsfeab
Reviewed 17 October 2012

The Austin History Center is a great place to go if you have a specific question about times of yore in Austin. They have an extensive collection of photos, yearbooks, and neighborhood archives. The staff is also very helpful at directing you to the information...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 25 July 2012

I've used the AHC to pull old articles about events in Austin. They have a great archive of stuff. I'm not sure how well it works if you are "just browsing", but if you have a specific topic of Austin History you are interested in,...More

1  Thank P B
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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 16 September 2003

I really enjoy spending weekend afternoons at the Austin History Center. I get lost in the microfilm, city directories, photos, etc. It's a wonderful place and we're very lucky to have such a place in Austin.

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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