Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center

Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center information

Location
Austin , USA
Address
300 W 21st St
Telephone
+1 512 471 8944
More information
www.hrc.utexas.edu
Opening hours
10am-5pm Tue, Wed & Fri, 10am-7pm Thu, noon-5pm Sat & Sun
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The fascinating Ransom Center is a major repository of historic manuscripts, photography, books, film, TV, music and more. Highlights include a complete copy of the Gutenberg Bible (one of only five in the USA) and what is thought to be the first photograph ever taken, from 1826. Check the website for special online-only exhibitions and the center's busy events calendar of author readings, live music, lectures and more.