The Austin Nature & Science Center (ANSC) offers a variety of educational science and nature-based exhibits that round out the visitor's experience. Some of the exhibits, like the Naturalist Workshop, have program elements. The exhibits are open to the public during regular visitor hours with no entry fee, but donations are accepted.  For more information, please call Visitor Services staff at 512-974-3888.


Dino Pit Permanent Exhibit

Human Sundial Permanent Exhibit

Wildlife Exhibits Permanent Residents

Naturalist Workshop and Trade Counter Program Permanent Exhibit

Forest Trail Permanent Exhibit

Monarch Waystation Permanent Exhibit

Nano Temporary Exhibit

Art in Public Places at the Austin Nature & Science Center

"Land Before Us" by Steffany Bankenbusch.  Acrylic on wood panels.  Courtesy of the TEMPO2D 2019 program and Art in Public Places.  Available through Spetember 2020.

"Wild Imaginations" by Jesse Melanson.  Watercolor and digital on vinyl.  Courtesy of the TEMPO2D 2018 program and Art in Public Places.  Available through September 2020.

"Arboreal Passage" by Colin McIntyre.  Forged steel, stainless steel, copper, bronze, limestone, oak.  Courtesy of Art in Public Places.

"Big Snake" by Kathleen Ash and Elena Eidelberg.  Cermaic, glass, and wood.  Courtesy of Art in Public Places.