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Harry Ransom Center, Austin

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#7 of 16 in Museums in Austin
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  • UT has EXTENSIVE collections of a variety of art. From Gone with the Wind Costumes, to Shakespeare Folios, to Einstein Proofs, to Alice in Wonderland Documents. EXTENSIVE. The presentations are all to...  more »
  • We dropped by to see the Gutenberg Bible and the first known photograph exhibits. Very cool to see history up close. We also toured some of the other exhibits which included photographs from the 1968 ...  more »
  • This museum is small but worth taking time out of any day to stop and visit for a half hour to an hour! They had the Gutenberg bible, Edgar Allen Poe's desk, the first known photograph and we were tol...  more »
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  • Great place! Employees care a lot about what they do and are very knowledgeable and the exhibits are great. Plus, it's a good place to escape the heat in the summer
  • Highly recommend for locals and out-of-towners - the public area is small but has their permanent exhibits (Gutenberg bible and first photograph) and an always interesting rotating exhibit. It's also completely free.
  • I work here, and I'm in love with it. The employees care a lot about their work.
  • This place has some nice artifacts like the first picture ever taken by a camera and one of the first printed bibles (Gutenberg bible).
  • worth checking out if you are on campus. saw an exhibit on a western artist last summer (can't remember his name) that was very well done. "the bible" is there

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