City of Austin administrative offices and other municipal facilities will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. Trash, recycling and yard trimmings collection for Austin Resource Recovery customers will remain on schedule.
The Austin Public Library, Recycled Reads and the Austin History Center will be closed on Sunday and Monday, May 26 and 27, for Memorial Day.
Recreation and senior centers will be closed for Memorial Day. Additionally, the Elizabet Ney Museum, O. Henry Museum, George Washington Carver Museum, Dougherty Arts Center, Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center, Asian American Resource Center and the Old Emporium and Bakery will also be closed Monday.
City of Austin year-round aquatic facilities, golf courses and tennis centers will be open regularly scheduled hours on Memorial Day. View City pool hours online at http://www.austintexas.gov/pools
The Zilker Botanical Garden and the Austin Nature and Science Center will also be open during their normal business hours.
The Austin Animal Center will close early on Memorial Day, with hours of operation from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm.
The City of Austin is encouraging Austinites and visitors to know how they are going to get home before they leave the house for a holiday and graduation celebrations, so they can get home safe. From leaving your car downtown to transportation options, there are several choices available. Remember, the best and most responsible thing you can do to keep yourself and others safe is to plan ahead before heading out. Visit austintexas.gov/gethomesafe to see a list of options.