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					Convention 2006                                                                         Holiday Inn Austin – Town Lake
                                                                                                      900 Congress Ave
                                                                                                       Austin, TX 78701
Your Entertainment Guide                                                                                  512-472-4636




   Welcome to Austin, Texas – home of the 2005 NCAA Football National
   Champions!!          It is true, everything in Texas is bigger, including our recent celebration of UT’s
   football national win in the Bowl Championship Series. But with all of the celebration, we surely cannot
   leave out everything that makes Austin unique and different. While you stay in Austin, please feel free to
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   discover the many distinctive aspects of our city! From 6 Street, to SoCo’s (South Congress) Bohemian
   shops, we have everything that will tickle your senses.

   The sisters from the Phi Chapter of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Incorporated extend our warmest
   welcome upon the arrival of our sisters nation wide! We hope that you will enjoy a city that we dearly
   cherish and we hope that this year’s convention can create one worthwhile occasion for our sisters to
   remember.

   Warmest,
   Phi Chapter Sisters

   Airport – Austin Bergstrom International Airport
   Ground Transportation
   Taxis, limousines, and shuttles
    American Yellow Checker Cab:
   (512) 452-9999
    Austin Cab: (512) 478-2222
    Roy's Taxi: (512) 482-0000
    Limousine Services
    SuperShuttle: Austin direct number:
   (512) 258-3826;
    National number: 1-800-BLUE VAN
   (258-3826)
   Rental Car Companies
    Ace Rent a Car: (512) 530-3900
    Advantage Rent-A-Car: (512) 530-
   3330
    Alamo/National Rent-A-Car: (512)
   530-3500
    Avis Car Rental: (512) 530-3400
    Budget Rent-A-Car: (512) 530-
   3350
    Dollar Rent-A-Car: (512) 530-7368
    Enterprise Rent-A-Car: (512) 530-
   8100
    Hertz Rent-A-Car: (512) 530-3600
    Thrifty Car Rental: (512) 530-6811
   Capital Metro Bus
    Routes Serving the Airport: (512)
   474-1200




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Taxi Cab
Yellow Cab
(512)452-9999

Roy's Taxi Inc
(512) 482-0000

Austin Cab
(512) 478-2222


 *The City of Austin regulates taxicab rates. These rates apply to all taxicab companies and all drivers.
 Current Meter Rate
 $2.00 for the first 1/4 mile plus 25¢ for each additional 1/8 mile ($2/mile) plus a gas surcharge
 if applicable, waiting time $22.50 per hour.

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Fitness/Outdoors
 Town Lake Trail
 Location:
 Right behind the official Theta Nu Xi Convention!
 Notes:
 Town Lake Park boasts 17 ball fields for baseball,
 football, soccer and rugby, and volleyball. The area on
 the south side of Town Lake from Lamar Boulevard
 east to South First Street is known as Auditorium
 Shores, and many concerts and large events are held
 there.
 Website:
 http://www.texasoutside.com/townlakemap.htm

 Town Lake Kayak & Canoe
 Contact:
 Office 512.467.7799
 Boat House 512.472.3925
 Location:
 Texas Rowing Center
 1541 West Cesar Chavez
 Austin, Texas 78703
 Notes: It costs approximately $15 to rent a canoe/kayak.
 Website:
 http://www.texasrowingcenter.com




Restaurants
 Whatever it is that you’re feeling, Austin has it all here! If you’re feeling for some good ole Texas style
 BBQ, be sure to visit Rudy’s BBQ. You might have seen it as one of the top BBQ on the Food
 Network! Listed here are some unique restaurants that Austin has to offer in addition to other
 restaurants that may have great specials for your wallet! These are only a few of the many restaurants
 that are here in Austin, but we just wanted to showcase a few of our all time favorites.

Downtown
 McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant
 Contact:
 (512) 236-9600
 Location:
 401 Congress Avenue
 Austin, Texas 78701
 Notes:
 They offer two happy hours in one day, everyday by offering drink and food specials. Please call the
 restaurant to see all specials.
 Website:
 http://www.mccormickandschmicks.com/




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                                                   Saba
                                                   Contact:
                                                   512 478-7222
                                                   Location:
                                                   208-D West 4th Street
                                                   Austin, Texas 78701
                                                   Notes:
                                                   Saba Wins "Best Appetizer" Honor
                                                   in Austin Chronicle 2006 Reader's
                                                   Poll
                                                   Website:
                                                   http://www.sabacafe.com/index.htm




Manuel's
Contact:
(512) 472-7555
Location:
310 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
Notes:
Tex-Mex. A very chic and comfortable environment to be in with your friends.S
Website:
http://www.manuels.com/




                   Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
                   (old Real World Austin house)
                   Contact:
                   (512) 476-8300
                   Location:
                   301 San Jacinto Blvd
                   Austin, TX
                   Notes:
                   Remember the Real World Austin? Yea, their house is now a
                   restaurant! Come by and see it!
                   Website:
                   http://riograndemexican.com/




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 Carmelo’s Italian Restaurant
 Contact:
 (512) 477-7497
 Location:
 504 E 5th St
 Austin, TX 78701
 Notes:
 If you’re looking for some fine dining, this is the
 place to be! Not only do you have a nice and
 beautiful setting with great food, you can have
 Italian music played right where you eat!
 Website:
 http://www.carmelosrestaurant.com



 Roppolo's Pizzeria
 Contact:
 (512) 476-1490
 Location:
 316 E 6th St
 Austin, TX 78701
 Notes:
 Whether you’re coming back from a club
     th
 on 6 Street or craving some of Austin’s
 own pizza, Roppolo’s the way to go!
 Please note that a few Roppolo’s stands
 are scattered all through out downtown
 are pretty good, but if you want it straight
 from the oven, the Pizzeria is the more
 yummy option.
 Website:
 n/a

Campus
 Pluckers
 Contact:
 (512) 469-9464
 Location:
 2222 Rio Grande
 Austin, TX 78705
 Notes:
 Home of the Freshmen 15!
 Website:
 http://www.pluckers.net/main2.htm


 Kerbey Lane Cafe
 Contact:
 512.477.5717
 Location:
 2606 Guadalupe St.
 Austin, Texas 78705
 Notes:
 Right near campus. They are open 24
 hours a day! Be sure to try their Kerbey
 Queso – delicious!


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Website:
http://www.kerbeylanecafe.com/




                                                    Trudy’s (near Campus)
                                                    Contact:
                                                    512-477-2935
                                                    Location:
                                                    409 West 30th Street
                                                    Austin, TX 78705
                                                    Four blocks north of UT Campus
                                                    Notes: Best known for their Mexican Margaritas,
                                                    wonderful Tex Mex, and a great environment to get
                                                    together with your friends after a long hard day of
                                                    work or school!
                                                    Website: http://www.trudys.com/
                                                    Posse East
                                                      Contact:
(512) 477-2111
Location:
2900 Duval St
Austin, TX 78705-3800
Notes: A must for slackers and connoisseurs of no-frills dining. The patio offers an unobstructed view
of University of Texas life--students, frat brothers and panhandlers are all in view.
Website:
n/a


                                                Sam Paio
                                                Contact:
                                                (512) 469-9988
                                                Location:
                                                2809 San Jacinto Blvd
                                                Austin (Texas), Texas 78705
                                                Notes:
                                                If you’re wanting to taste great Brazilian cuisine, this is
                                                the place to be!
                                                Website:
                                                n/a




Texas Specialty – our BBQ!!
Rudy’s BBQ
Contact:
(512) 329-5554
Location:
2451 S Capital of Texas Hwy
Austin, TX 78746
Notes:
Was featured on the Food Network! Dubbed
“The worst BBQ in Texas!”. Don’t worry, it’s just
a saying, it’s delicious!!
Website:
http://rudysbbq.com/



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Stubb’s BBQ
Contact:
(512) 444-2001
Location:
1711 S Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78704
Notes:
Great BBQ and great live music! Check out the
website for artists playing.
Website:
http://www.stubbsaustin.com/rest_info.php




                                            Salt Lick BBQ
                                            Contact:
                                            (512) 328-4957
                                            Location:
                                            3801 N Capital of Texas Hwy
                                            Austin, TX 78746
                                            Notes:
                                            BBQ’s that’s born and bred here in Austin!
                                            Website:
                                            http://www.saltlickbbq.com/




                                                                                   Poke-E-Jo’s
                                                                                   Smokehouse
                                                                                   Contact:
                                                                                   (512) 302-1200
                                                                                   Location:
                                                                                   1000 E 41st St
                                                                                   Austin, TX
                                                                                   78751
                                                                                   Notes:
                                                                                   One of the
                                                                                   popular BBQ
                                                                                   restaurants!
                                                                                   Website:
                                                                                   http://www.pokej
                                                                                   os.com/




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 ** For more info visit: www.austin360.com or http://www.boulevards.com/austin/dining/



Shopping
 Malls
 Barton Creek Mall
 Contact:
 (512) 327-7040
 Location:
 2901 S Capital Of Texas Hwy
 Austin, TX 78746
 Notes: Nordstrom, Dillards, Foley’s, Abercrombie
 and Fitch, Bebe, The Limited, Aldo, Coach, etc.
   Directions:
    Start out going SOUTH on I-35 N toward E RIVERSIDE DR.
     0.8 mi
    Merge onto I-35 S/US-290 W/US-81 S via the ramp on the
     LEFT. 1.6 mi
    Take EXIT 230B toward US-290 W/BEN WHITE BLVD/TX-71/JOHNSON CITY. 0.1 mi
    Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto S I-35. 0.4 mi
    Turn RIGHT onto US-290 W/BEN WHITE BLVD E/TX-71 W. 2.8 mi
    Take the CAPITAL OF TX HWY/TX-360-LOOP exit. 0.2 mi
    Merge onto S CAPITAL OF TEXAS HWY/TX-360 LOOP N. 1.8 mi
 Website:
 http://www.simon.com/mall/default.aspx?ID=223

 Arboretum at Great Hill
 Contact:
 (512) 338-4437
 Location:
 10000 Research Boulevard
 Austin, TX 78759
 Notes:
         th
 Saks 5 Ave., Express, Nine West, Cheesecake Factory, William Sonoma, Sephora
 Website:
 http://www.simon.com/mall/mall_info.aspx?ID=384



                                                                                 Directions:
                                                                                Start out going SOUTH on ramp toward
                                                                                 FESTIVAL BEACH RD. 0.3 mi
                                                                                Turn RIGHT onto I-35 N. 0.6 mi
                                                                                Merge onto I-35 N/US-290 E/US-81 N via the
                                                                                 ramp on the LEFT. 1.4 mi
                                                                                Merge onto I-35 N/US-81 N. 4.1 mi
                                                                                Merge onto US-183 N via EXIT 240B toward
                                                                                 RESEARCH BLVD. 4.3 mi
                                                                                Take the exit toward CAPITAL OF TX
                                                                                 HWY/GREAT HILLS TRAIL/TX-360-LOOP.
                                                                                 0.3 mi
                                                                                Stay STRAIGHT to go onto RESEARCH
                                                                                 BLVD/US-183. 0.7 mi
                                                                                Make a U-TURN onto RESEARCH
                                                                                 BLVD/US-183. 0.1 mi




Strips

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 South Congress
 Location:
 Between Riverside and Oltorf
                                                   Notes:
                                                   Funky shops and restaurants, uncommon objects, stores like
                                                   Factory People Inc. FactoryPeople.com are great places to
                                                   shop
                                                   Website:
                                                   http://www.austinchronicle.com/
                                                   gyrobase/Guides/SoCo




                                                       The Drag
                                                       Location:
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                                                       Besides Campus. Between 25 Street and Martin
                                                       Luther King. A portion of Guadalupe that runs along
                                                       the western edge of the University of Texas campus is
                                                       known as The Drag. Although more mainstream than
                                                       earlier years it is traditionally home to underground
                                                       shops, tattoo parlors, and other eclectic shops.
                                                       Notes:
                                                       Great shopping and eating. From local dining
                                                       experiences to near campus pubs and shops, this is the
                                                       place to be. Great for souvenir shopping and to visit the
                                                       campus that the Phi’s can call their own.
                                                       Website:
                                                       http://austin.about.com/cs/lifestyle/g/the_drag.htm




Night Life
 Warehouse District
 4th Street
 -for the over 21 crowd
 - older, more sophisticated crowd
 - bars and restaurants
 -dressier attire
 - gay bars- Rain: 217 W. Fourth St

 Our favorites: Vicci- Club: 404 Colorado
 St.,, Saba Blue Water Café- restaurant,
 Six- bar
  th
 5 Street
 -extension of the Warehouse district
 Lucky, Red Fez, Apple Bar (all bars)
 Cuba Libre: 409 Colorado St

 Oslos- 301 W. Sixth St. and Lavaca

 Congress Ave: Copa (club/bar: salsa dancing) 217 Congress Ave
 Glass-bar




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  Real World House: 301 San Jacinto (close to the Warehouse District)
  Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
  http://riograndemexican.com/

                                         6th Street
                                         clubs for 18+ and bars for 21+
                                         -casual
                                         -cheaper drinks, lots of drink specials
                                         -crazier college crowd
                                         -restaurants- Hard Rock Café, Iron Cactus

                                         Our favorite bars: The Library, The Drink(dancing), Bar Austin (dancing),
                                         Spill (dancing), Treasure Island

                                         *Featured on the Real World Austin:
                                                                th
                                         Dizzy Rooster: 306 E. 6 St.

                                        Good clubs for 18+
                  th
      -Exodus (6 St) Hip Hop
                    th
      -Paradox (5 and Trinity) Hip Hop
                th
      -Spiros (7 and Red River) Hip Hop
                     th
      -Bonggos (5 and Neches)- Spanish Music and Hip Hop




Tours
Austin Duck Adventures
The Duck Tour will take you downtown and see
some of the places that make Austin one of the
greatest cities in the country. With a Duck eye view
you will see the State Capitol, Governor's Mansion,
Bob Bullock Museum, historic Congress Avenue and
music rich 6th Street before "SPLASHING" into Lake
Austin.

Please visit the website to obtain your ticket!

Website:
http://www.austinducks.com




Austin Walking Tours
Not only are we “big” we are also the fittest city in Texas. With many recreational activities, the Austin
Walking Tour is something you don’t want to miss. Our scenic city is even better when you’re up close
and personal.

      BREMOND BLOCK TOUR
      This 90-minute tour begins across the street from the Governor's Mansion and continues through
      Wooldridge Park to the historic Bremond Block, where stately 19th-Century mansions chronicle the
      lives of the John Bremond, Sr. and John Robinson, Sr. families. Explore the fashionable residences
      of two Victorian families, (1854-1898). Guided tours for Bremond Block meet at the south entrance
      of the State Capitol at 11 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday, March through November.CAPITOL
      GROUNDS TOUR

      The legend and lore of the red granite Texas State Capitol echoes through the chambers of the
      imposing structure, and through a wide circle around the restored building. A guide will provide
      information on statues, memorials and building surrounding the Capitol.




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      Guided tours meet at the south entrance of the State Capitol, Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 9
      a.m. March through November.

      CONGRESS AVENUE & EAST
      6TH STREET TOUR
      A 90-minute walk through the historic downtown area of Austin. Learn the story of the founding of
      the city, the Republic Capitol, and the granting of statehood. See the elegant business houses and
      hotels.

      Guided tours meet at the south entrance of the State Capitol, Thursday through Saturday at 9 a.m.
      and Sunday at 2 p.m., March through November.

Website:
http://www.austincityguide.com/content/austin-walking-tours.asp




Austin Ghost Tours
Many historical sites exist in Austin, and, yes, that includes the ghosts that still remains to haunt. If you’re
wanting a little bit of excitement with your visit here, check out some of these websites that will allow you
to visit Austin’s spookiness.

Websites:
http://www.austinghosttours.comAVE FROM:
Ghosts of Austin Downtown Walking Tour a
Haunted 6th Street Tour and our
Graveyard Tour




                                                   Bats
                                                   With all the ghosts and haunting, nothing is scarier than
                                                   the bats that live in Austin. Just kidding, it is quite the
                                                   spectacle to see! The bridges that span Austin's Town
                                                   Lake (right near where our official hotel is) are home to
                                                   one of the largest bat colonies in North America. Each
                                                   summer evening more than 1.5 million Mexican freetail
                                                   bats fly up and down the Colorado River, devouring
                                                   hundreds of tons of insects annually from the local area.
                                                   Watching the bats fly at dusk is an unforgettable
                                                   experience that's uniquely Austin.

Website:
http://www.io.com/house/bats.html



Events
  For all current events, please go to www.austin360.com


Historic Sites




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Austin History Center
Part of the Austin Public Library system, the Austin History Center's local history collection provides
information about history, current events, and activities in Austin and Travis County.

810 Guadalupe Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 974-7480

Austin Nature & Science Center



Hike a tree-lined path to this "living nature museum" in Zilker Park. Visitors are invited to discover the
natural world of Austin through scientific exploration. Journey down the Eco-Detective Trail (with the help
of our Eco-Detective Kit). Venture into the Small Wildlife Exhibits. The Center also features the Dino Pit,
an outdoor, hands-on exhibit utilizing six different areas for discovery and exploration. The Austin Science
and Nature Center offers a world of discovery for explorers of all ages.

                                         301 Nature Center Drive
                                         Austin, TX 78746
                                         (512) 327-8180

                                         Hours:
                                         Mon - Sat: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
                                         Sun: Noon - 5 p.m.

                                         Admission: $2 suggested donation, free Eco-Detective kit rental with
                                         $1 donation.




Austin Steam Train Association



Experience America's romantic railroading past.
Ride a steam train through historic
neighborhoods or the Texas Hill Country. The
Austin Steam Train Association operates a
restored 1916 steam engine and a 1960 diesel-
electric locomotive.

708 Congress Avenue, Suite 210
Austin, TX 78767
(512) 477-8468

Hours:
Office: Mon-Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Call for details




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Admission:
River City Flyer $10-$25
Hill Country Flyer $10-$38
Charter - Call for Details

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum



The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum in Downtown Austin
tells the story of Texas through three floors of interactive exhibits, the
special effects of the Texas Spirit Theater and Austin's only IMAX
Theatre. With an indoor/outdoor café, a gift shop and special programs
throughout the year, the Museum offers something for everyone in
Texas, and for the Texan in everyone.

1800 N. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 936-8746
(866) 369-7108 (Toll Free)

Hours:
Mon - Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sun: Noon - 6:00 p.m.

Admission:
Exhibits: free to ages 18 and younger, $5.50 for adults
Multimedia Theater: $3.50 for youth, $5.00 for adults
IMAX Theatre: $5.00 for youth, $7.00 for adults
Senior discounts and money-saving combination tickets available




Capitol Visitors Center



The Capitol Visitors Center is located on the southeast corner of the grounds of the Texas Capitol. It is
housed in the restored 1856-1857 General Land Office building. The three-story castle-like structure
reflects the mid-19th-century mock-medieval revival architectural style and is the oldest state office
                                        building in Texas. The Visitors Center features exhibits and videos
                                        on the Capitol and Texas history as well as travel information and
                                        a gift shop.

                                        112 East 11th Street
                                        Austin, TX 78701
                                        (512) 305-8400

                                        Hours:
                                        Mon - Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
                                        Sun: Noon - 5:00 p.m.

                                        Admission: Free




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Center for American History



The Center for American History is a special
collections library, archive, and museum that
facilitates research and sponsors programs on the
historical development of the United States. Exhibits
are on view at the Collections and Research division
in Sid Richardson Hall on the University of Texas
campus as well as at Winedale, near Round Top, at
the Sam Rayburn Library and Museum in Bonham,
and at the John Nance Garner Museum in Uvalde,
Texas.

Sid Richardson Hall, Unit 2
The University of Texas
Austin, TX 78712
(512) 495-4515

Hours:
Mon - Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun: Closed

Admission: Free

The Driskill Hotel



Opened in 1886, this luxurious hotel was designed to
rival the grand palaces of Chicago, St. Louis and San
Francisco. Beautifully restored, and one of the
"Leading Hotels of the World," and a National Trust
Historic Hotel. Step inside and step back into Austin's
past.

604 Brazos
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 474-5911




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French Legation




The French Legation Museum is a historic house providing an intimate glance into the Republic of Texas
and the Victorian era. The museum offers the community a unique way to experience and learn about
history through guided tours of the historic home and restored kitchen. The annual events held at the
museum include Bastille Day, Easter Fete, Austin Museum Day, Archeology Awareness Day and
Christmas at the French Legation. The museum also offers a variety of school programs that provide
interactive learning experiences. Hands-on programs include the history of folk toys, archeology, the early
classroom, and archival research. The tranquil grounds of the French Legation comprise 2.5 acres of
beautifully landscaped space providing a perfect backdrop for special events.

802 San Marcos Street
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 472-8180

Hours:
Tues - Sun: 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Admission:
$4.00 adults; $3.00 seniors, AAA members and groups with advance booking; $2.00 teachers and
students with ID; free for ages 5 and younger

George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center

The George Washington Museum and Cultural Center is the first African-American neighborhood
museum in the state of Texas. This one-time branch library has expanded to a wonderful 36,000 square-
foot facility that includes four galleries, a conference room, classroom, darkroom, dance studio, 134-seat
theatre, and archival space, The galleries feature a core exhibit on Juneteenth, a permanent exhibit on
Austin African-American families, an Artists Gallery, and a children•fs exhibit on African-American
scientists and inventors.

1165 Angelina Street
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 974-4926

Hours:
Mon, Wed & Fri: 9:30 a.m. •| 6:00 p.m.
Tue & Thu: 9:30 a.m. •| 8:00 p.m.
Sat: 1:00 p.m. •| 5:00 p.m.
Sun: Closed

Admission: Free



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German Free School

Built in 1857 by German immigrants, this building was the first chartered school in Austin. Today the
building serves as the headquarters of the German-Texan Heritage Society.

507 East 10th St.
Austin, TX 78768-4171
(512) 482-0927

Hours:
Office: Mon - Thu: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Library: Thu 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. or by appointment
Building Tours: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. or by appointment

Governor's Mansion




The Texas Governor's Mansion has been the home of every Texas governor since 1856. It is the fourth-
oldest continuously occupied governor's residence in the United States. The building is an important
example of Greek Revival architecture and contains one of the nation's finest collections of early 19th
century furniture.

1010 Colorado Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 463-5516 (tour information 24 hours)

Hours:
Public tours
Mon - Thu: 10:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.
Due to security, tours must be booked one business day in advance by calling (512) 463-5518. No
                                      personal belongings are allowed.
                                      Call ahead for private tours

                                       Admission: Free

                                       Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center



                                       The Harry Ransom Center houses one of the world's finest cultural
                                       archives with more than 45 million items, including extensive
                                       collections of rare books, manuscripts, photography, film, art and
                                       the performing arts. The Ransom Center Galleries offer diverse
                                       exhibitions from the Center's holdings, as well as a permanent



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display in the lobby that features a Gutenberg Bible and the first photograph ever taken.

21st and Guadalupe Street
The University of Texas
Austin, TX 78712
(512) 471-8944

Hours:
Mon: Closed
Tue, Wed, Fri: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thu: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sat - Sun: Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Admission: Free




Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum




"It's all here: the story of our time with the bark off. This Library will show the facts, not just the joy and
triumphs, but the sorrow and failures, too." This is how Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President of the
United States, wanted the records of his life and his presidency to be viewed by the public. The LBJ
Library and Museum takes visitors back in time through six decades of American history with emphasis
on the turbulent 1960s. Visitors can see LBJ's 1968 Lincoln limousine, walk into a replica of the Oval
Office, and marvel at the life and accomplishments of Lady Bird Johnson in the First Lady's Gallery.

2313 Red River Street
The University of Texas
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 721-0200

Hours:
Mon - Sun: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed December 25th

Admission: Free

Mexic-Arte Museum



                                         Mexic-Arte Museum is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, dedicated to cultural
                                         enrichment and education through the presentation and promotion
                                         of traditional and contemporary Mexican, Latino, and Latin
                                         American art and culture. Founded in 1984, Mexic-Arte Museum
                                         has emerged as the Official Mexican and Mexican-American Fine
                                         Art Museum of Texas.




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419 Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 480-9373

Hours:
Mon - Thu: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fri - Sat: 10:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Sun: Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Admission: $5.00 for adults; $3.00 for senior citizens/students; free for children younger than 12 (except
school groups).

O. Henry Museum




Famous for the short story, "The Gift of the Magi," O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) lived in this 1981
Victorian cottage. His experiences as journalist, draftsman, bank teller, and with the Texas Rangers are
reflected in his short stories. Memorabilia from the author's life in Austin furnish this National Literary
Landmark.

409 E. 5th Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 472-1903

Hours:
Wed - Sun: Noon - 5:00 p.m.

Admission: Free

Old Bakery and Emporium

Built in 1876, this building originally housed the Lundberg Bakery and has served many famous guest
over the years including Teddy Roosevelt, O. Henry and Ma Ferguson. Now operated by the City of
Austin where you can buy wonderful crafts and confectionary items produced by local seniors.

1006 Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 477-5961

Hours:
Craft Sales: Mon - Fri: 9:00 a.m.. - 4:00 p.m. (closed on most holidays)
Saturdays in December (prior to Christmas): 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Confectionery: 11:00 a. m - 1:30 p.m.




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Stevie Ray Vaughan Memorial



This statue was erected in 1994 to honor legendary musician
Stevie Ray Vaughan who died tragically in a helicopter crash in
1990. Music lovers still come to pay their respects to this
tremendous talent and symbol of Austin's music tradition.

Auditorium Shores Park
Riverside Drive and South First Street

Hours: Dawn to Dusk




Susanna Dickinson House

This 1870's stone house was the home of Susanna Dickinson Hannig. one of the few survivors of the
Battle of the Alamo and the person who delivered the news of the Texan army's defeat to General Sam
Houston. It was at this house where Dickinson, later in her life, talked to historians and journalists about
the famous battle, providing details that became the basis of much of the state's historical record. The
house, in the German-inspired Texas Hill Country architectural style, has been documented as one of
Austin's oldest surviving residences, pre-dating both the University of Texas and the Capitol dome. House
is currently undergoing restoration and not open to the public.

Brush Square
409 E. 5th
(512) 472-1903

Symphony Square




Symphony Square is the headquarters of the Austin Symphony, the city's oldest performing arts group.
Located at Red River and 11th Streets, Symphony Square is a complex of four historic limestone
buildings and a 350-seat amphitheater.

Austin Symphony Orchestra
1101 Red River
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 476-6064

Texas Capitol

The 1888 Capitol is the working seat of Texas government. Including its new underground Extension, it is
the largest statehouse in the nation. The building houses an impressive collection of historical Texas
artwork and antique furnishings. Ten spaces have been returned to their turn-of-the-century appearance.


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Congress Avenue at 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 463-0063

Hours:
Mon - Fri: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sat - Sun: 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Admission: Free

Texas Folklife Resources

Texas Folklife Resources (TFR) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to documenting, preserving and
presenting the folk arts and diverse cultural expressions to be found in the Lone Star State. Right here in
Austin, TFR presents exhibitions, produces the Folk Masters Series at the historic Paramount Theatre,
and offers education programs for children and adults.

1317 S. Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 441-9255




Texas Memorial Museum of Science and History



This starfish fossil is a well-preserved example from the
Cretaceous Period (144-65 million years ago)

The Texas Memorial Museum is a natural science museum
with exhibits and programs based on its renowned research
collection of more than 5.7 million specimens. Museum
exhibits focus on three areas: gems and minerals, Texas
wildlife, and fossils and dinosaurs. A number of unique
features include an on-site working paleontologist preparing fossil specimens and answering questions
from visitors, live-animal exhibits, and the country's first museum exhibit of immersive 3-D images of
fossils.

2400 Trinity
The University of Texas
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 471-1604

Hours:
Mon - Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Admission: Free




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Texas State Cemetery




Walking through the Texas State Cemetery is like reading a history of Texas. Almost every aspect of
Texas' past is represented on the picturesque 18 acres in East Austin. Notables such as Stephen F.
Austin, "Bigfoot" Wallace, John Connally, Barbara Jordan, and Bob Bullock, along with hundreds of
Confederate veterans, lend their personal stories that together make up Texas' history.

909 Navasosta
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 463-0605

Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sat: 8:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Admission: Free




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