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Top Austin Senior Discounts

One advantage of growing older is being able to take advantage of senior discounts. Austin, Texas, seniors can take advantage of senior discounts to enjoy the wide range of fun and educational activities that Austin has to offer.

Keep reading to learn about 10 great Austin attractions that offer discounted admission for visiting seniors.

1. The Zilker Botanical Garden

The Zilker Botanical Garden is a wonderful place to learn and enjoy being around some of the most beautiful, rare and exotic plant species our world has to offer. Seniors with proof of age can enter for only $1 anytime the Garden is open to the public.

2. The Austin Zoo

The Austin Zoo is a beautiful Hill Country zoo where seniors from around the world can visit to learn about different animals close-up and spend lots of time outdoors getting exercise and having fun.

3. Austin Aquarium

The Austin Aquarium welcomes seniors to revel in the unique interactive experiences the Aquarium offers. Austin seniors will learn about the world beneath the ocean’s surface. All guests are encouraged to try hand feeding sharks, stingrays, birds, and fish, and to get close to many of the reptiles and other animals on exhibit.

4. Austin Duck Adventures

Austin Duck Adventures is a company that provides a unique amphibious experience. Seniors can board the incredible amphibious tour bus and see the wonders of Austin by land and water.

5. The Bullock Museum

The Bullock Museum is a film and music lover’s paradise. Visitors can watch classic and current Hollywood releases and listen to some of the world’s greatest music at the regularly held concerts.

6. The Austin Nature & Science Center

Austin seniors can have an educational day out at the Austin Nature and Science Center. The Center offers visitors a wide range of interesting exhibits, lectures and hands-on activities that will make every visit a memorable experience.

7. Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin is where native plants are used to restore and create healthy, beautiful landscapes. Austin seniors will find gorgeous sights throughout the gardens. All visitors can marvel at fields full of wildflowers presenting a riot of colors.

8. LBJ Presidential Library

The LBJ Presidential Library tells the story of President Lyndon Baines Johnson through documents, an incredible selection of photographs, and even his personal collection of mementos. The LBJ Presidential Library is a fantastic destination for fans of one of the most well-known U.S. presidents.

9. The Texas Capitol

The Texas Capitol Building is a granite and marble structure built in 1888. Visitors can marvel at the significant rotunda and dome as well as tour the House and Senate chambers. Spend a day seeing where your Texas State representatives work for you.

10. Barton Springs Pool

This Austin treasure is a spring-fed pool naturally maintained at 68ºF temperature year-round. The Barton Springs Pool has visitor facilities and has lifeguards on duty during open hours.

Learn more about Financial Assistance for Austin Seniors here:

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Social Security for Austin Seniors

Austin Family Caregiver Benefits

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