Austin Nature & Science Center

2389 Stratford Dr, Austin, Texas 78746 USA

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Sun 12p-5p
  • Independent
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  • Wheelchair
  • Public
  • Outdoor
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“Explore the natural world”

Located on the western edge of Zilker Park, the Austin Nature and Science Center (ANSC) is dedicated to the exploration of the natural world. Since 1960, ANSC has provided nature exhibits, education programs and recreation resources for countless visitors, teachers and children of all ages. The ANSC provides hands-on educational exhibits and recreational activities that increase awareness and appreciation of the natural environment.

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Joey W.

A great place to visit if you have kids! There's a nice pond and animals to see as well as a nice trail. There's no entrance fees so that's a plus! The staff here are extremely friendly! Read more

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Lanchen M.

They've had a hawk here since 1984! And other birds almost just as long in tiny enclosures. It's just really sad. They should as least make them bigger. Other than that this was a nice spot to visit. Read more

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The Critical J.

This was one of the best nature centers I've been to. They have all kinds of birds, reptiles, and wild cats. They keep the grounds clean and they also have a beautiful building at the center of... Read more

Austin Nature & Science Center

2389 Stratford Dr
Austin, Texas
78746 USA


Open now until 5:00 pm
  • Mon - Sat: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sun: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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  • Pets Allowed
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  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Outdoor Seating
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