Houses an extensive collection of restored cultural artifacts including rare books, manuscripts, photography, film, and art. The center also hosts frequent cultural symposia which are open to the public.
300 W 21st St, Austin, TX, United States
Harry Ransom Center and Nearby Attractions on Map
Stevie Ray Vaughan Statue(2.5 km)
The bronze statue of blues guitar great and six-time Grammy winner Stevie Ray Vaughan on the Lady Bird Lake Trail along the south shore of Town Lake is a popular tourist attraction.
The Texas State Capitol(1.1 km)
Is a must-see for new visitors to Austin.
East Sixth Street(2.7 km)
If you're into the bar and club scene, head to Sixth Street during the later hours for a wide selection of venues, many of which also feature live music.
Battle Hall(0.2 km)
The Spanish Renaissance style Battle Hall building with a red tile roof and limestone walls houses the Architecture and Planning Library, the Alexander Architectural Archive and the Center for American Architecture of the University of Texas.
Oakwood Cemetery(1.8 km)
Oakwood Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Austin, and the final resting place of several notable personalities including Civil War General Thomas Green, 2-time Texas Governor Elisha Pease, and the city's first African-American councilman Henry Madison.
Lady Bird Lake Hike and Bike Trail(3.1 km)
Formerly know as the Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail, the 1.
St. David's Episcopal Church(1.8 km)
Texas State Cemetery(2.4 km)
The Texas State Cemetery is the final resting place of governors, senators, legislators, Congressmen, judges and other Texans who made a significant contribution to the history of the state.
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