On Saturday, Feb. 7, you are invited to celebrate Texas Wildlife Day at the Texas Memorial Museum! Enjoy free admission on this special day when visitors can explore everything feathered, furred, smooth and scaled. You can check out free family-friendly activities from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. that will be hosted by local naturalists and science educators.


— Special Activities from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.:

Second Floor (Great Hall):

  • Explore Butterfly Metamorphosis.
  • I Toad You We’re Not Frogs!
  • Identify Skulls and Skins
  • We Love Bats!

First Floor:

  • Badger Basics: Texas Tough, Sometimes Gruff!
  • Make a Pine Cone Bird Feeder
  • Texas: Where the Deer and the Antelope Play


— Parking Info:
San Jacinto Parking Garage provides the closest public parking to TMM. Please note that there is an event at Bass Concert Hall on this date, and a flat rate parking fee ($12) will be in effect starting at 11:30 a.m. for both San Jacinto and Manor garages.  The other garages will be charging standard daily rates. See this website for more info on parking garage options. Parking is also available in metered spaces (operated by the City of Austin) on E. Dean Keeton, between San Jacinto Blvd and Red River St.  Rates for Saturdays between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. are $1 per hour.

— More Info:
The museum will offer free admission on this day, but donations are welcome. Museum hours are from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday. Questions about this event? Please contact Pamela R. Owen at 512-232-5511

Have fun!