Best missions in Austin

Check out the top missions in Austin, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Barton Springs Municipal Pool
1. Barton Springs Municipal Pool
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371 local reviews
2131 William Barton Drive, Austin
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+1 512-867-3080
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Michael & Luz
One of the finest natural swimming pools in the world is just a short walk downhill from the house. It's grea…
Jaime
The crown jewel of Austin, this spring-fed pool is situated in a beautiful natural setting. A refreshing 68 de…
Andrew
Quintessential Austin. Spring fed pool with natural bottom. Cool waters (68-70F) provide cool relief for hot s…
1. Barton Springs Municipal Pool
1. Barton Springs Municipal Pool
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371 local reviews
2131 William Barton Drive, Austin
Open now
+1 512-867-3080
Michael & Luz
Michael & Luz
One of the finest natural swimming pools in the world is just a short walk downhill from the house. It's great for serious swimmers (it's 1…
Jaime
Jaime
The crown jewel of Austin, this spring-fed pool is situated in a beautiful natural setting. A refreshing 68 degrees year-round. Use the Sout…
Andrew
Andrew
Quintessential Austin. Spring fed pool with natural bottom. Cool waters (68-70F) provide cool relief for hot summers. Everyone goes to "the …
2. Mexic-Arte Museum
2. Mexic-Arte Museum
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12 local reviews
419 Congress Avenue, Austin
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+1 512-480-9373
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Juany
Mexic-Arte Museum is a fine arts museum in Austin, Texas. The Mission of the organization is to enrich and edu…
Anthony & Hayley
Mexic-Arte Museum is a fine arts museum in Austin, Texas. The Mission of the organization is to enrich and edu…
Native Hostel
The Mexic-Arte, North wall is lined with murals that celebrate Latino figures and iconography. Their mission …
2. Mexic-Arte Museum
2. Mexic-Arte Museum
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12 local reviews
419 Congress Avenue, Austin
Open now
+1 512-480-9373
Juany
Juany
Mexic-Arte Museum is a fine arts museum in Austin, Texas. The Mission of the organization is to enrich and educate the community through the…
Anthony & Hayley
Anthony & Hayley
Mexic-Arte Museum is a fine arts museum in Austin, Texas. The Mission of the organization is to enrich and educate the community through the…
Native Hostel
Native Hostel
The Mexic-Arte, North wall is lined with murals that celebrate Latino figures and iconography. Their mission is to showcase traditional and…
3. Bullock Texas State History Museum
3. Bullock Texas State History Museum
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114 local reviews
1800 Congress Avenue, Austin
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+1 512-936-8746
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Anthony & Hayley
The Bullock Texas State History Museum, is a history museum in Austin, Texas. The museum is a division of the …
Joe and Susan
The Bullock Texas State History Museum, is a history museum in Austin, Texas. The museum is a division of the …
Brad
The Bullock Texas State History Museum, is a history museum in Austin, Texas. The museum is owned by the Texas…
3. Bullock Texas State History Museum
3. Bullock Texas State History Museum
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114 local reviews
1800 Congress Avenue, Austin
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+1 512-936-8746
Anthony & Hayley
Anthony & Hayley
The Bullock Texas State History Museum, is a history museum in Austin, Texas. The museum is a division of the Texas State Preservation Board…
Joe and Susan
Joe and Susan
The Bullock Texas State History Museum, is a history museum in Austin, Texas. The museum is a division of the Texas State Preservation Board…
Brad
Brad
The Bullock Texas State History Museum, is a history museum in Austin, Texas. The museum is owned by the Texas State Preservation Board. Its…
4. Harry Ransom Center
4. Harry Ransom Center
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32 local reviews
300 West 21st Street, Austin
Open now
+1 512-471-8944
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Troy
An archive and museum with a unique collection of photography, films and documents. See the first photo ever t…
Diana
On permanent display is one of the five Gutenberg bibles in the United States and the world’s very first photo…
Adriana
Great exhibits & they have a Guttenberg bible.
4. Harry Ransom Center
4. Harry Ransom Center
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32 local reviews
300 West 21st Street, Austin
Open now
+1 512-471-8944
Troy
Troy
An archive and museum with a unique collection of photography, films and documents. See the first photo ever taken and an original copy of t…
Diana
Diana
On permanent display is one of the five Gutenberg bibles in the United States and the world’s very first photograph. However, that is only t…
Adriana
Adriana
Great exhibits & they have a Guttenberg bible.
5. Museum of the Weird
5. Museum of the Weird
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4 local reviews
412 East 6th Street, Austin
Open now
+1 512-476-5493
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Parallel
If you’re looking for a weird time, the curios of the MOTW is the place for you! Shrunken heads, two headed me…
Parallel
If you’re looking for a weird time, the curios of the MOTW is the place for you! Shrunken heads, two headed me…
Amy
Monsters, zombies, mummies, shrunken heads & the fiji mermaid await you at the Museum of the Weird! Great fun …
5. Museum of the Weird
5. Museum of the Weird
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4 local reviews
412 East 6th Street, Austin
Open now
+1 512-476-5493
Parallel
Parallel
If you’re looking for a weird time, the curios of the MOTW is the place for you! Shrunken heads, two headed mermaids, and much more mysterio…
Parallel
Parallel
If you’re looking for a weird time, the curios of the MOTW is the place for you! Shrunken heads, two headed mermaids, and much more mysterio…
Amy
Amy
Monsters, zombies, mummies, shrunken heads & the fiji mermaid await you at the Museum of the Weird! Great fun for the entire family!
6. Hamilton Pool
6. Hamilton Pool
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79 local reviews
Hamilton Pool
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Rene
Hamilton Pool Preserve is a historic swimming hole which was designated a preserve by the Travis County Commis…
Elizabeth
Google it for stunning pictures and call ahead. Sometimes closed for monitored water quality. Go early; it's p…
Gwen & Richard
Want to take a short hike to a beautiful cavern/amplitheater swimming hole? So beautiful. Call first to make…
6. Hamilton Pool
6. Hamilton Pool
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79 local reviews
Hamilton Pool
Rene
Rene
Hamilton Pool Preserve is a historic swimming hole which was designated a preserve by the Travis County Commissioner's Court in 1990.
Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Google it for stunning pictures and call ahead. Sometimes closed for monitored water quality. Go early; it's popular and gets crowded. Admis…
Gwen & Richard
Gwen & Richard
Want to take a short hike to a beautiful cavern/amplitheater swimming hole? So beautiful. Call first to make sure the swim is open. Walk …
7. Blanton Museum of Art
7. Blanton Museum of Art
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89 local reviews
200 East Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Austin
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+1 512-471-7324
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Troy
A fine arts museum. This can not compare to museums in New York, London or Paris, but it does have a bit of Te…
Diana
The Blanton carries over 17,000 works in its permanent collection. It is also famous for hosting some of the m…
Beth
Founded in 1963, the Blanton Museum of Art is one of the foremost university art museums in the country and ho…
7. Blanton Museum of Art
7. Blanton Museum of Art
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89 local reviews
200 East Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard, Austin
Open now
+1 512-471-7324
Troy
Troy
A fine arts museum. This can not compare to museums in New York, London or Paris, but it does have a bit of Texas flair. Admission is free e…
Diana
Diana
The Blanton carries over 17,000 works in its permanent collection. It is also famous for hosting some of the most interesting exhibitions. I…
Beth
Beth
Founded in 1963, the Blanton Museum of Art is one of the foremost university art museums in the country and holds the largest public collect…
8. The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center
8. The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center
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19 local reviews
700 Congress Avenue, Austin
Open now
+1 512-453-5312
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Ursula
Cool modern art. Also included in admission is entrance to Laguna Gloria Museum, a beautiful spot on Lake Aust…
Lauren
Offers free admission on Tuesdays from 11-7!
Cari
The downtown location of the Contemporary Austin is their main exhibition space, and hosts an impressive array…
8. The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center
8. The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center
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19 local reviews
700 Congress Avenue, Austin
Open now
+1 512-453-5312
Ursula
Ursula
Cool modern art. Also included in admission is entrance to Laguna Gloria Museum, a beautiful spot on Lake Austin with amazing outdoor sculpt…
Lauren
Lauren
Offers free admission on Tuesdays from 11-7!
Cari
Cari
The downtown location of the Contemporary Austin is their main exhibition space, and hosts an impressive array of exhibitions of works by so…