A Day of Family Learning at the Thinkery Museum

A Day of Family Learning at the Thinkery Museum

Just because school is out, that doesn’t mean children can’t keep learning. Of all the things to do in Austin, one of the best Austin, TX attractions is the Thinkery Museum! Today, the master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs is sharing some of the exhibits you and your family should check out at the Thinkery Museum.


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Learn all about the science of water in this fully interactive exhibit. The Currents exhibit lets visitors explore concepts of fluid dynamics and discover the connections between water and sound. See, feel and hear the watery science of Currents!

Innovators’ Workshop

Thinkery Museum’s signature 2,500 square foot gallery, Innovators’ Workshop, revolves around educational experiences that focus on creative problem solving. Some of the things in the Innovators’ Workshop include Stop Animation Station, Microscopes, Build Landscape, Painting on Glass and Simple Machines Wall.

Light Lab

Investigate the impact of color, light and shadows in the Thinkery Museum’s feature exhibit, Light Lab. You can also draw with light, freeze shadows and use magnets and mini blocks to build light structures.

Spark Shop

Discover the concepts of aerodynamics through exploration with floating objects, build and launch gliders or make a model flyer to test in an air column. The Spark Shop is sure to be fun for both kids and adults.

Our Backyard

In this fun outdoor exhibit, kids can scale the heights of the universally-accessible, custom-designed climber in Our Backyard. They can also play with the water in the gentle stream, lined with natural stones.

There are plenty of things to do in Austin this summer, and the Thinkery Museum is definitely a must for your family’s summer fun activity list. Play the day away and enjoy learning about all sorts of different sciences. For more ideas on Austin, TX attractions to visit this summer and information on the master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs, visit the Caliterra living website today.