Just north of the State Capitol and downtown, the university features a main campus of 357 acres and 120 buildings. The Information Center in Sid Richardson Hall, adjacent to the LBJ Library and Museum , provides information and maps for campus attractions. Open 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. weekdays. Blanton Museum of Art — Recognized among the country's top university fine arts collections, this museum's galleries feature contemporary Latin American, Renaissance and Western art. Open 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tue.–Fri., 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Sat. and 1–5 p.m. Sun. Admission charge, but free on Thursday. 200 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. , on The University of Texas campus. 512/471-7324 . www.blantonmuseum.org . Harry Ransom Center — One of the world's finest cultural archives, the center has a rare 1455 Gutenberg Bible, plus 30 million literary manuscripts, 1 million rare books, 5 million photographs and more than 100,000 works of art. Changing exhibits are drawn from the permanent holdings. Open 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tue., Wed. and Fri.; 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Thu.; and noon–5 p.m. Sat.–Sun. 300 W. 21st St. , on The University of Texas campus. 512/471-8944 . www.hrc.utexas.edu . Texas Memorial Museum — This facility explores the natural history of Texas. It includes the fossil remains of a Pterosaur, the largest flying creature ever found, with a wingspan of more than 40 feet. Other exhibition items range from gems and minerals to fossils and meteorites. Open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–4:45 p.m. Sat. and 1–4:45 p.m. Sun. Closed major holidays. Free. 2400 Trinity St. 512/471-1604 . www.TexasNaturalScienceCenter.org . UT Tower — Enjoy the spectacular view from atop The University of Texas' most famous landmark. Tours are available through reservations, usually a week in advance. The University of Texas campus. For schedule call: 512/475-6633 . www.utexas.edu/tower .
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