University of Texas

Type: Sightseeing

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Wander about this historic college campus for a fun and free activity. You can see the University of Texas tower, which is the center point of the university. Check out the behemoth football stadium, which serves as home to the Texas Longhorns. You can also go into the Harry Ransom Center for free, which holds many of the world's prized possessions; upon walking in, you can take a look at the world's first photograph and an authentic copy of the Gutenberg bible. The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library & Museum, which is free and features many historical and cultural exhibits. If museums bore you, you can always tailgate!


24th and Guadalupe
Austin, TX 78712

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Expert Tips by Shelley Seale

Austin Local Expert

Best Attractions & Activities: "Make a reservation ahead of time for a tour of the Texas tower, recently reopened."

Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: The University is one of the largest in the country, and the beautiful campus and surrounding "Drag" are popular for students and non-students alike.

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