Capitol Accessibility Guide
Vehicles properly displaying an official disabled parking placard or disabled parking license may park at parking meters around the Texas Capitol Complex for free at any time.

Capitol Visitors Parking Garage (very close to the Capitol)
Parking is free for the first two hours, and $1 for each additional half-hour. Maximum price is $12.

Bob Bullock Museum Parking
$10 for full day parking. Entrance is on 18th Street side but may be affected with construction; please check the latest updates today.

1108 Lavaca Street Garage
1108 Lavaca St., Austin, TX 78701
Visitors only, free.

Capitol Center Parking Garage
100 E. 10th St., Austin, TX 78701
Takes cards, cash, coins. 40 spaces, covered parking.

125 E. 11th Street Parking
125 E. 11th St., Austin, TX 78701
Visitors only. Free, 64 spaces (20 reserved for TxDOT).

UT Brazos Parking Garage
$18 for 18-24 hours.

Reserve a Capitol metered space for $15 a day

This page also has a link to all the metered spaces around the Capitol.

Hampton Inn & Suites Austin @ The University/Capitol

Double Queen Beds Room- $105.00

Discount good till 2/24/21
0.3 miles to Texas State Capitol
Breakfast included
$25 self parking each night

Fairfield Inn & Suites Austin/North Parmer Lane

Double Queen Beds Room- $99.00

Discount good till 2/20/21
7 miles about 11 minutes from Capitol
Breakfast included
Free parking

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Austin Downtown – University

Double Queen Beds Room – $99.00

Discount good till 2/22/21
0.5 miles to Texas State Capitol
Breakfast included
Parking $30 daily

Blanton Museum of Art
European paintings, modern and contemporary Latin American art, and an encyclopedic collection of prints. Admission is free on Thursdays. Open Tuesdays-Fridays 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sundays 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
Exhibits, IMAX theatre and more

Cathedral of Junk
Privately owned three-story art structure of junk, 29 years in the making. Try the scavenger hunt. By appointment only. Call Vince 512-299-7413.

Congress Avenue Bridge
Congress Avenue Bridge shelters the largest urban bat colony in North America. More than 1.5 million bats fly out near dusk. Best viewing dates: April-October.

Franklin BBQ
Best barbeque in Austin! But bring some lawn chairs, because the wait is generally one to two hours!

Hyde Park Bar & Grill
Comfort food, casual atmosphere, reasonable prices.

Kerby Lane Café
Famous for their pancakes!

LBJ Presidential Library
Visitors will experience the life and times of Lyndon B. Johnson, one of our nation’s most fascinating presidents, and the era of his administration—the turbulent 1960s.

Neill-Cochran House
Designed by Abner Cook (architect for the Governor’s Mansion), this beautiful 1855 Greek Revival-style home housed the Texas School for the Blind. Tours: Tuesdays-Saturdays from 2 p.m.-5 p.m.

O. Henry Museum
Historic residence of William Sidney Porter

Texas State Cemetery
The final resting place of Governors, Senators, Legislators, Congressmen, Judges and other legendary Texans who have made the state what it is today.

Wild Basin Preserve
227 acres of Central Texas Hill Country habitat, home to two species of endangered birds, golden-cheeked warbler and the black-capped vireo. Hiking trails.

Zilker Botanical Garden
30 acres of themed gardens!

Capitol Monuments
Curious about the monuments all around you on the Capitol grounds? Visit this page on the Capitol Monuments.