Explore UT activities will begin at 11 a.m. but if you arrive on campus before that time, make yourself at home and enjoy some of the “Early Bird” activities listed below.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
LBJ Library and Museum
LBJ Presidential Library and Museum Open House
During Explore UT, the LBJ Library will be open 9 am- 5pm with free admission. Exhibits cover President Johnson's political career and family life with interactive and immersive experiences throughout the galleries.
Oval Office Replica
Step into a replica of the Oval Office and learn about the Johnson family in the exhibits at the LBJ Presidential Library.
Texas Memorial Museum
Barron Gem and Mineral Collection
Visit this unique display of 140 specimens collected from all over the world by the late Col. E.M. Barron (1903-1969), a former Texas legislator who also served under General Douglas MacArthur in Australia during World War II.
Bring your fossil finds to the Paleo Lab for identification by a paleontologist. Learn about the science of paleontology, and how fossils are important for our understanding of biodiversity and environmental change.
Hall of Geology and Paleontology
Explore our Hall of Geology and Paleontology featuring fossil dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, meteorites and rocks. Stop by the Paleo Lab to talk with a paleontologist while seeing how fossils are properly prepared, catalogued and studied.
Hall of Texas Wildlife
Join us to see exhibits that highlight wildlife in numerous regions of Texas. You'll be able to experience the regions through dioramas that include mounted specimens of Texas birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians.
Join us to see the wonderful diversity of insect wings and colors and learn how flight has played a key role in the success of the most dominant group of animals on the planet.
10 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.
College of Education
BEL - Bellmont Hall, 530 and 546B
Exploring Human Movement with Biomechanics: Where Science Meets Fun
Biomechanics is the science of how living things move. Learn how your body moves through interactive demonstrations of biomechanics in the areas of sports, medicine, and rehabilitation presented by Kinesiology and Mechanical Engineering researchers.
College of Natural Sciences
Fighting the Coronavirus: Vaccines, Research and A 'Cool' New Frontier
POB - Peter O'Donnell Jr. Building, 2.302, Avaya Auditorium
UT Austin scientist Jason McLellan is optimistic Texas can help the world find a coronavirus vaccine in record time. Learn why UT's new cryo-EM microscope technology, which can take a freeze frame of proteins, is part of the solution.