Things to do in Austin
The main campus of the University of was established in 1883. It has the largest enrollment of any university in the state UT has the largest at a population of 50,000 students. Some of the notable buildings on campus include four excellent museums and the Texas Memorial Stadium, home of the Texas Longhorns football team. The defining feature of the campus is the UT tower which offers guided tours.
The Texas Memorial Museum is a natural history museum that invites kids to engage with their prehistoric surroundings. While exploring the museum, look at the anthropology, natural history, geology and biodiversity exhibits, as well as the taxidermy displays of local wildlife.
The Blanton Museum of Art is a big university with a big endowment. Therefore, they have an impressive art collection. With one of the best university art collections in the USA, the Blanton showcases a variety of styles. The permanent installation of Missao/Missoes (How to Build Cathedrals) includes 600,000 pennies, 800 communion wafers and 2000 cattle bones.
The Bat colony under Congress Bridge is the shelter to up to 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats every year. It is a local tradition of Austin residents to sit on the banks and watch the bats flock to feed on the local insect population.
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