Harry Ransom CenterThe University of Texas at Austin

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Tour Request Form

We are now accepting tour requests for the exhibitions Shakespeare in Print and Performance and Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions.

Admission and tours are free. Your donation supports the Ransom Center's exhibitions and public programs.

Please note: Submission of this form does not ensure a tour reservation. It is a request for a tour, and we will contact you soon to make tour arrangements and provide you with an official confirmation. There is NO tour reservation until an official confirmation is received. If you have questions or if you haven’t heard from us within five business days, please contact us at 512-475-8086 or hrctours@austin.utexas.edu.

Note: This form cannot be used to request second-floor classrooms, which are reserved for courses that require extensive use of collection materials.   Learn more about classrooms

For information about a tour of The University of Texas at Austin campus, please visit: www.utexas.edu/about-ut/campus-tours

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We can accommodate up to 30 guests per hour for guided tours. If you have more than 30 in your group, please plan to split the visit into multiple time slots.

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Please check all topics you would like to have included in your tour.*

Tours are typically one hour in length and can not accommodate all topics listed below. We suggest focussing on one of the main exhibitions during your tour (Shakespeare or Look Inside), paired with a look at the Gutenberg Bible, First Photograph, and/or the Frida Kahlo painting. We are happy to discuss your goals for the tour when we confirm your reservation.

Gutenberg Bible
First Photograph
Frida Kahlo's Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird
OPENING DEC 21, 2015: Shakespeare Print and Performance (on view December 21, 2015 through May 29, 2016)
OPENING FEB 9, 2016: Look Inside: New Photography Acquisitions (on view February 9 through May 29, 2016)


Note for K-12 teachers: We require one adult for every ten students. Please call 512-475-8086 for more information or if you haven't heard from us within five business days.

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