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Locations, Maps, & Parking

The Briscoe Center for American History is temporarily closed to visitors along with all other departments and units at the University of Texas at Austin. In addition, appointments, events and programs that were scheduled to occur at the center during the spring semester have been cancelled. This policy applies to the center's exhibit spaces, classrooms, reading room, public services and off campus divisions, which include the Briscoe-Garner Museum in Uvalde, the Sam Rayburn Museum in Bonham and Winedale in Round Top. Our staff are working remotely and continue to monitor online queries and requests. Updates to this policy will be posted on this page.

Locations

Reading Room and Galleries: Briscoe Center for American History
The University of Texas at Austin
2300 Red River St.
Sid Richardson Hall, Unit 2
Austin, Texas 78712-1426

*Note: When using web map services do not use "Stop D1100" or the address will be non-locatable.

Mailing Address: Briscoe Center for American History
The University of Texas at Austin
2300 Red River St. Stop D1100
Austin TX, 78712-1426
Delivery Address: Briscoe Center for American History
The University of Texas at Austin
2300 Red River St. Stop D1100
SRH Unit 2, Ste 2.109
Austin TX, 78712-1426

Parking

The Briscoe Center does not offer free parking to its patrons. Parking is available at metered spots on Red River or in the Manor Garage (PG5) down the hill from the Briscoe Center, near Memorial Stadium, at the corner of Clyde Littlefield Dr. and Robert Dedman Dr. Parking Fees.

BCAH patrons are not permitted to park in the faculty/staff parking lots. If you park illegally, you will be ticketed by U. T. Parking & Transportation Services. The Briscoe Center for American History is not responsible for patron cars which are parked illegally.

There are two handicapped parking spaces available in the LBJ Library parking lot. You must have valid disabled license plates or identification placards to park in these spaces. 

Map of Manor garage:

 

 

Directions

Due to the re-routing of Red River Street and the construction of the Moody Center Multi-Purpose Arena, access to the Manor Garage is restricted to the following two routes:

When traveling south on I-35:

Traveling from the south: From Martin Luther King Boulevard, take San Jacinto Street to 23rd Street; turn right onto Robert Dedman Street and then left onto Clyde Littlefield Street. The Manor Garage is on your right.

1. Take exit 236A for 32nd St. - Dean Keeton

2. Turn right on Dean Keeton Street

3. Turn left onto Robert Dedman Drive

5. Turn left onto Clyde Littlefield Street

6. The Manor Garage is on your right

When traveling north on I-35:

1.Take exit 235A for University of Texas, 15th Blvd, Martin Luther King Blvd and State Capitol

2.Turn left onto Martin Luther King Blvd

3.Cross I-35 on Martin Luther King Blvd

4. Proceed to San Jacinto Blvd and make a right turn onto San Jacinto

5. Make a right turn onto 23rd Street

6. Make a right turn onto Robert Dedman Drive

7. Make a left turn onto Clyde Littlefield Street

8. The Manor Garage is on your right


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Commuting Directions

The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History's Research and Collections Division is also readily accessible using public transportation. For information on fares, schedules, and other routes, look at the Capital Metro website and input 2300 Red River as your destination.