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Science and Technology

This section features museums and other attractions related to science, technology and industrial history, including railroads, aviation and other forms of transportation. Natural history museums are listed in the "Creatures" section but may also be listed here.

Some descriptions in these listings are adapted from articles in Wikipedia under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0. See the full descriptions for details.


Austin Steam Train Association

Cedar Park, TX, USA

Volunteer-run heritage railroad. . .

Dick's Classic Garage

San Marcos, TX, USA

Dick's Classic Garage is an automobile museum in San Marcos, Texas. . .

Luling Oil Museum

Luling, TX, USA

This museum has exhibits related to the history of Luling, Texas, and the region's oil industry. . .


Museum of the Weird

Austin, TX, USA

A museum of side-show oddities that originated as a curio shop. . .

Science Mill

Johnson City, TX, USA

This family-oriented science museum in central Texas is housed in an 1880 steam grist mill and cotton gin. . .


Texas Memorial Museum

Austin, TX, USA

The Texas Memorial Museum focuses on natural history, including paleontology, geology, biology, herpetology, ichthyology and entomology. . .

Texas Museum of Science & Technology

Cedar Park, TX, USA

The Texas Museum of Science & Technology houses a planetarium, traveling exhibitions, and the permanent Timewalk exhibit. . .

Zoos & Aquariums

Austin Zoo

Austin, TX, USA

Austin Zoo is a non-profit rescue zoo and animal sanctuary in southwestern Travis County, west of Austin. . .


The Dinosaur Park

Cedar Creek, TX, USA

Outdoor dinosaur museum. . .

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