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Austin Visitor Center

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Address: 602 E. 4th Street, Austin, TX 78701
Phone Number: +1 800-462-8784
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Let our friendly volunteers guide your stay in Austin. Stop by our new...

Let our friendly volunteers guide your stay in Austin. Stop by our new downtown Visitor Center for information on tours of the city, events, can't-miss destinations . . . even dining suggestions. And while you're there, browse around Austin's official gift shop.

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We purchased Duck boat tour tickets here. The cashier was very helpful and kind. The tour was fantastic. I would recommend it for any age. It was a nice tour of the city and Lake... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Natalie W
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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We purchased Duck boat tour tickets here. The cashier was very helpful and kind. The tour was fantastic. I would recommend it for any age. It was a nice tour of the city and Lake Austin. Very informative.

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Thank Natalie W
Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a place to have a late Saturday lunch as several of the places we checked were full and had long waits. Harrison at the Visitor Center recommended Annies Cafe. He was spot on as the food and service were great. Recommend you stop by when in Austin to learn of tours, restaurants, etc. Very helpful staff.

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Thank Prescott2007
Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went there to book a tour of Austin and the people were very helpful. There was a lot of information there on Austin and the tour was excellent. The gift shop was nice and well stocked. Clean restrooms.

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Thank travelgirl065
Perth,Western Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointing! Center seem more interested in selling souvenirs etc, than giving information & telling us about attractions of Austin. This Center can learn a lot from Fredericksburg's Visitor Center - they don't sell stuff, the charming lady is so friendly, informative & so helpful! Room for improvement.

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Thank leongie
Tombstone, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love visitor's centers! Not only is it a place to find answers to questions, they sell tickets for the double decker and other tour plus lots of info to pick up and take with you. I enjoyed the gift shop, the prices were reasonable and the staff was very friendly. Parking is around the corner in a pay lot.

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Thank Donna V
Almelo, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Worth a visit and be helped by the friendly staff. A full range of gifts and nice souvenirs from Austin.

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Thank Kevin S
Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Helpful, nice people work there, a very pleasant place with great tours and lots of maps and other information available - FUN!

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Thank vkajaani
concord,nh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

useless place. it has a gift to buy shop and visitor center staff are busy selling tickets than giving information.

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Thank robinnath
Mililani, Hawaii
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We went here on our first day in Austin and they were closed because they were doing inventory, we were a little disappointed and wasn't sure we had time to stop by there again. We were able to find some time to stop by again. It's a small shop and had some nice things, but a little pricey.

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Thank Renee Y
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We came here to pick up one of our tours. The people working there are super friendly and knowledgeable. The gifts they have for purchase are unique and very nice. Clean bathroom facilities, close to all downtown hotels.

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Thank loribob67

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