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Thinkery, Austin

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#4 of 16 in Museums in Austin
Thinkery is Austin’s home for “why” and “how.” A place where science and families play side by side. Where people connect with ideas by doing, making and experiencing. It’s a foundry for a new generation of innovators and creative problem solvers. And it’s a heck of a good time.
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  • Both our kids enjoyed their time here. One is 6, the other one is 4. The intention of the kitchen upstairs (not grocery place) was somewhat unclear, so we skipped it. They have dedicated areas for inf...  more »
  • We have gone several times and every time my kids find something else that they want to stay and play with forever! Mine are still young but I feel as though we will be able to enjoy the Thinkery for ...  more »
  • My kids, my wife & I had a blast at the Thinkery. There's enough here to keep one's minds occupied all day long as we learn new things.  more »
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  • It’s a great place for kids all the way from 6 months to 12 years. Water play area. Toddler gym. Light sensory room. More gears and Newtonian physics exhibits than I can name. Definitely worth a trip. It’s pricey for a large family ($12 per adult and child, under 2 free)
  • We enjoyed taking our toddler to this excellent kids science museum. There are plenty of interactive exhibits and play areas to keep young ones occupied for an hour or more, and there are even more activities suitable for older children. A related benefit is that there is a great park across the street, and tons of restaurants and cafes at Mueller. The parking garage is close and reasonably priced. The only downside is that it could make for an expensive excursion, as tickets are $12 for adults and children aged two and older.
  • Great place to take children on a rainy day. My daughter is 21 months and absolutely loves it. Highly recommend it. There is also a park directly across the street that is clean and also great for younger children.
  • Our 2yo loves this spot. It's a great place to beat the extremes of Texas weather and let kids burn off some energy, and learn a bit at the same time. There's a separate space for 2 and under, so that little people can have fun too.
  • This is a place where kids can roam free and parents just need to sit back and watch. There's 100's of things for them to do! It can get a bit crowded though...and when it did we just moved on to another room to play in. The staff is amazing. We didn't try the food there, but there's plenty of places to eat within minutes of walking. Worth price. Also, if you finish up... There's a beautiful play park right across the street to hangout, have a picnic or whatever. We will definitely be going back!

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