Top Historical Monuments and Landmarks in Austin

Austin is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Austin one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Austin is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Austin or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Austin. Explore the historical monuments of Austin with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Austin guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Austin page for the complete list of attractions and activities.

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Let's witness the history of Austin with these top historical monuments and landmarks:

  1. State Capitol

    #1 of 10 Historical Places in Austin
    State Capitol

    Tags: Art And Culture, Garden, Landmark, River

    Address: Congress Ave, between 11th & 14th Sts, Austin, TX 78701 (Downtown)

    Timings: 08:30 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Glistening grey statues, sunset red bricks and little historical gems await those who wish to visit the Texas State Capitol, in Austin. Whether you want to picnic in the gardens, watch the squirrels a...Read more

  2. Austin Bats

    #2 of 10 Historical Places in Austin
    Austin Bats

    Tags: History Museum, Park, River, Bridge

    Address: 305 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Did you know a bat baby is called a pup? Or that bat mothers can identify their babies by their unique smell and high pitched squeak? You’ll be able to learn these facts, and more, at the Congre...Read more

  3. Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

    #3 of 10 Historical Places in Austin
    Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

    Tags: Museum, Educational Site, Memorial, Cafe

    Address: 1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701, United States

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Just a few blocks up north of the Capitol Building stands the hi-tech Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. Named after the state’s former lieutenant governor who envisioned the museum’s...Read more

  4. Lady Bird Lake Hike And Bike Trail

    #4 of 10 Historical Places in Austin
    Lady Bird Lake Hike And Bike Trail

    Tags: Trail, Park, View Point, Biking Trail

    Address: Lady Bird Lake, First Street Bridge at Lady Bird Lake, Austin, TX 78701 (South Austin)

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Runners, walkers and cyclists: unite! The Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike- Trail is 10 miles of green grass, lean trees and wide roads. The Trail is one of the most popular spots in the city, with visito...Read more

  5. LBJ Presidential Library

    #5 of 10 Historical Places in Austin
    LBJ Presidential Library

    Tags: Library, Historical Site, Photo Gallery, Exhibition

    Address: 2313 Red River St, Austin, TX 78705, United States

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    History buffs, you’re in for a treat! The Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library is chock full of historical documents, photographs, one million feet of film, oral histories and recordings i...Read more

  6. The Driskill

    #6 of 10 Historical Places in Austin
    The Driskill

    Tags: Hotel, Bar, Historical Site, Restaurant

    Address: 604 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701, United States

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Austin’s a big, big city and finding the perfect place to stay can be quite a task. Amongst the numerous hotels and inns, shines The Driskill, a Romanesque styled hotel that dates back to 1886. ...Read more

  7. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

    #7 of 10 Historical Places in Austin
    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

    Tags: Trail, Garden, View Point, Statue

    Address: 4801 La Crosse Ave, Austin, TX 78739

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Imagine butterflies fluttering and dancing around rainbow coloured flowers, all set against emerald green grass. Now imagine a reality where none of these beauties exist! The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflo...Read more

  8. Cathedral Of Junk

    #8 of 10 Historical Places in Austin
    Cathedral Of Junk

    Tags: Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: 4422 Lareina Dr., Austin, TX

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Pretend there’s a man on a jungle safari, mosquitoes descending almost as menacingly as the humidity. As he gets closer and closer to his goal, a box filled with ancient treasure, his heart fill...Read more

  9. Texas Military Forces Museum

    #9 of 10 Historical Places in Austin
    Texas Military Forces Museum

    Tags: Military Museum, Historical Site, War Memorial, Exhibition

    Address: 2200 West 35th Street, Building 6, Camp Mabry, Austin TX. Entrance is on Maintenance Drive

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Are you fascinated by tanks, medallions and everything military? Do you have a penchant for history and a love for observing different aspects of war? If you do, you’ll find that the Texas Milit...Read more

  10. Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue

    #10 of 10 Historical Places in Austin
    Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue

    Tags: Statue

    Address: Auditorium Shores, Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail, Austin, TX 78704, USA

    Stevie Ray Vaughan was a great American musician. Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue statue is made in his honor and beautiful statue made of bronze. The Stevie ray statue is located between Town Lak...Read more

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Top Tours for Historical Places in Austin

  • Haunted Austin Walking History Tour
    Haunted Austin Walking History Tour

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Descend into the cover of darkness in the iconic city of Austin, TX with a nationally acclaimed storyteller. Your expert guid...

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  • 2-hour Glance of Austin Guided Tour
    2-hour Glance of Austin Guided TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Get to know the great city of Austin! Check out Barton Springs, the Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue, Auditorium Shores, Zilker Park...

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  • Save 8% Austin Electric Minibike Tour
    Austin Electric Minibike TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    About- Exclusive to Austin, this unique tour puts you and your friends in your own electric biker gang. See the city from a f...

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  • Dine and Disc Golf Package
    Dine and Disc Golf PackageNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Our Dine & Disc package includes a full day of Disc Golf on our 18-Hole Par 64 Course! Following your game or between the...

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