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Austin Nature & Science Center

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2389 Stratford Drive, Austin, TX 78746
+1 512-974-3888
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The Austin Nature & Science Center is a great place to learn and explore - Lots of hands on fun for... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
LittleKings
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Austin, Texas
PLACE FOR ALL AGES

Now this is a place that you cannot miss while your in Austin. The teenagers along with myself... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Kelli K
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Cleburne, United States
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Kid-friendly nature center featuring a live beehive and a small zoo.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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2389 Stratford Drive, Austin, TX 78746
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+1 512-974-3888
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

The Austin Nature & Science Center is a great place to learn and explore - Lots of hands on fun for the kids and animals to see.

Thank LittleKings
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Now this is a place that you cannot miss while your in Austin. The teenagers along with myself LOVED this place. We spent all day there just looking and exploring. Very pretty, relaxing and entertaining for adventures. We will be back!!

Thank Kelli K
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We took our daughter here on a recent visit to Austin and loved it. She enjoyed the exhibits and we loved the natural surroundings to stimulate her mind. Highly recommend!

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome. Took my 3 and 6 year old. They loved it. Many interesting things to see. Have some rescued animals also. Many trails to walk with beautiful scenery. Plus it's FREE!!!

Thank kelly13137
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Took my kids (3 and 6 yr) for a morning walk trough the nature center on a sunny day. The indoor facility with few science rooms can keep kids occupied for 20-30 min while the amazing dinopit kept them busy for 3 hours... nice short...More

Thank italian_in_NY
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Wish we could have stayed longer here. My kids had a blast the animals are really cool to look at. Water part was my kids favorite and just being able to go at your own pace was really nice we really enjoyed our visit. We...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Took my son and granddaughter to enjoy some quality time together and this place was awesome. Great exhibits for children in the center where they can handle bones of animals, see a real beehive and learn about Nano technology! The nature area is fun to...More

2  Thank Banshee694
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

This was a great place for my young son! Lots of room for him to run around and interact. We loved the little creek to walk around in! He didn't want to leave.

Thank graciekd
Reviewed 1 January 2017

There are really a couple of things going on here. One: The Austin Nature and Science Center is a beautiful and well done center. There are good exhibit and touch rooms, and there are several exhibits of live animals from the region, owls, cats, porcupines....More

3  Thank Orad O
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Nice paved path through the woods leading to the center containing hands on nature exhibits. Young school children will really enjoy digging in the Dino pit. Caged rescue mammals, birds, and reptiles to look at. A very nice outing for all ages. Stroller routes through...More

1  Thank Carol H
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