Harry Ransom CenterThe University of Texas at Austin

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Tour Request Form

Tour requests must be submitted at least two weeks in advance.

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

Submission of this form does not ensure a tour reservation. 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 512-232-5901 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: utexas.edu/visitor-resources

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Note: Tours are one hour in length.

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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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Note for K-12 teachers: We require one adult for every ten students.

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

Gutenberg Bible
First Photograph
Frida Kahlo's Self-portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird
Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World (August 15, 2016–January 1, 2017)

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