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Harry Ransom Center, Austin

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#6 of 16 in Museums in Austin
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  • August 8, 2017
    I'd match it with what Harvard has to offer. They've got some of the rare in demand collections in the country. A must.  more »
  • July 14, 2017
    The museum is listed as at 21st and Guadalupe in Austin, but the actual entrance faced the University of Texas campus rather than the street. Parking is difficult. turn East on 21st st and park in the...  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    For the intellectually curious, the Ransom Center is a glittering, delicious candy shop. This world-class institution has a mind-boggling collection of treasures in diverse fields of interest - film, ...  more »
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  • May 11, 2017
    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
  • January 1, 2017
    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.
  • April 8, 2017
    I work here, and I'm in love with it. The employees care a lot about their work.
  • December 8, 2016
    This place has some nice artifacts like the first picture ever taken by a camera and one of the first printed bibles (Gutenberg bible).
  • July 19, 2016
    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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