Harry Ransom Center
The Harry Ransom Center advances the study of the arts and humanities by acquiring, preserving, and making accessible original cultural materials. With extensive collections of rare books, manuscripts, photography, film, art, and
the performing arts, the Center supports research through symposia and fellowships and provides education and enrichment for scholars, students, and the public through exhibitions and programs. Learn More
Exhibition hours & tours
The Making of Gone With The Wind is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday, with extended Thursday evening hours to 7 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday, visitors can see the exhibition from noon to 5 p.m., with Ransom Center members having access to weekend member-only hours from 10 a.m to noon.
Daily tours offered at noon as well as 6 p.m. on Thursdays and 2 p.m. on weekends. A selection of screentests from Gone With The Wind are shown in the first-floor theater at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on weekends. Free admission.
Thanksgiving weekend hours
Please be aware that the Ransom Center will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but its galleries will be open on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free.
An Introduction to the Ransom Center
Watch as curators, students, members, and conservators discuss their work and learn how the Center shares and celebrates the creative process.
From Jack Kerouac's notebook to Robert De Niro's make-up stills, the video showcases the range of materials housed here.