Austin Nature and Science Center - Austin, TX
The purpose of the Austin Nature and Science Center is to provide educational and recreational opportunities to the Austin community in order to foster stewardship and increase the Austin community's awareness and appreciation of the natural world. Our belief is that "Science is the way we learn about our world." This purpose shall best be achieved through the Austin Nature and Science Center's role as a "living nature center" whose efforts are focused on the creative use of specifically planned educational programs, exhibits, collections, and trails. The Center serves over 200,00 visitors annually FREE OF CHARGE. An additional 30,000 people participate in fee for serves programs each year.