Information & Facts
University of Texas (at the intersection of Martin Luther
King Jr. Boulevard and Congress Avenue)
$9 (adults), $7 (seniors of 65 years and older),
children under 12 are free. Other concessions available. Admission
is free on Thursdays
English is the most common language but Spanish is often
spoken in south-western states.
The US Dollar (USD) is the unit of currency and is divided into
100 cents. Only major banks exchange foreign currency. ATMs are
widespread and credit cards and travellers cheques are widely
accepted. Travellers cheques should be taken in US Dollars to avoid
hassles. Banking hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
Tuesdays to Fridays 10am to 5pm (9pm on Thursdays),
Saturdays 11am to 5pm, Sundays 1pm to 5pm. Closed on major public