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1830 Simond Ave, Austin, TX 78723-4603
+1 512-469-6200
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Best thing to do if you have kids

Plenty of fun stuff for slightly older toddlers and kids but our 15mo loved the play room upstairs... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
We stayed all day!!!

Took my 4 year old grandson for the day on Saturday. It was SO FUN and definitely worth the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Thinkery is an evolution of Austin Children's Museum. It's Austin's sparkling new 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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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1830 Simond Ave, Austin, TX 78723-4603
+1 512-469-6200
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Plenty of fun stuff for slightly older toddlers and kids but our 15mo loved the play room upstairs. We left for lunch, plenty of eateries around, and a stroll through the park before returning later. Unfortunately she was still exhausted despite the nap and had...More

Thank 649nhh
Reviewed 6 days ago

Took my 4 year old grandson for the day on Saturday. It was SO FUN and definitely worth the admission. There was so much to do and the whole place is so interactive. When I asked him what his favorite part was he responded by...More

Thank ThatCookieLady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fabulous time here with friends it was definitely worth the admission fee. The staff were all friendly and very helpful. The children enjoyed playing on the water activities. Be sure to bring an extra set of clothes. They also liked the outdoor...More

Thank lollipopG2002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went with the extended family, kids from 12 to 2. The range of activities kept everyone exploring, playing and experiencing for a couple of hours, even the adults. The staff was very helpful, there to direct us showing us how things work. We all...More

Thank adrienne607
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thinkery offers an adult night. I was there with some friends. We had a fun time with all the games the museum organized for this particular event. They serve wine and food trucks are outside.. I highly recommend this place. I also have been there...More

Thank _rene_camiba
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My five year old had a great time. My nine year old enjoyed himself but it wasn’t his favorite. They have an outdoor play area and lots of indoor learning activities. There are water activities, a light room, trains, blocks; lots of fun stuff. They...More

Thank krms517
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My three grandsons have been here multiple times and find new adventures every time. It is not your ordinary 'gimmick play place'. Educational and fun at the same time.

Thank clramsey2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brought our kids here twice on our trip to Austin. The kids LOVED it! It's a great mix of hands on / educational / active experiences. Our Denver museum pass was reciprocal so we didn't have to pay an admission, which is pretty great. I'd...More

Thank rmssquared
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The Thinkery has science activities that are fun kids, and an outdoor playscape. Our 7 year old granddaughter, though, really didn't get any good and challenging hands-on activities. Her parents have decided that, since they homeschool, a science class that's more on her level and...More

Thank jgreer001
Reviewed 12 September 2017

First time we came here (as a tourist visiting family from abroad), our kid was 3.5. There was loads for him to do then and now again at 5.5, it was even better. And for the price - unbeatable! (We visited the Children's Museum in...More

Thank ellejay00
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Shannon J
21 October 2017|
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Response from Dambreaker | Reviewed this property |
Yes, three hours would be plenty sufficient.
Stu K
17 April 2015|
Response from KPNEAustin | Reviewed this property |
9$ US for adults and kids...... little ones (little) free, and alittle off for seniors and military well worth it
22 March 2015|
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Response from Stu K | Reviewed this property |
Call them or check their website.