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Permanent exhibits include fossils and prehistoric life; native Texas wildlife; gems, minerals and meteorites; and biological evolution. Spotlighted in the museum are spectacular specimens found in Texas, including the largest flying creature ever found—the Texas Pterosaur, with a wingspan of nearly 40 feet, and a 30-foot mosasaur that swam the shallow sea that once covered most of the state.

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Admission

Same day reentry with admission sticker or receipt

INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILES

Active or retired UT faculty, staff, and students, with a valid UT ID (card holder only, other family members pay the regular rate)

Free

Active or retired U.S. military with photo identification and their dependents (limited to spouse and children only)

$1

Non-UT college students with a valid university or college photo identification

$2

Children under 2

Free

Ages 2 to 12

$3

Ages 13 and up

$4

ORGANIZED GROUPS

Ten or more preK-12 students from the same educational institution and their chaperones, September 1 through May 31

$1 per child or adult

Home school groups of 10 or more and their chaperones, visiting on week days, September 1 through May 31

$1 per child or adult

Organized UT undergraduate and graduate classes. See Special Policies for UT Classes for more information

Free

All other groups pay per regular fee schedule