Formerly the Austin Children's Museum in downtown, The Thinkery is a wonderland for curious parents and kids alike in East Austin. School groups are regularly touring the latest exhibits, but families are always welcome to join a tour themselves or explore at their own pace. All of the exhibits are informed by artists and scientists to engage youngsters with problem-solving strategies and social science lessons. In addition to the exhibits, there are regular clubs, meetings and camps to involve students all year round.
The Thinkery is closed on Mondays from Labor Day through Memorial Day. During the summer months, Monday hours are from 10 am - 5 pm.