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Museum of The Weird

412 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3740
+1 512-476-5493
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Well, it was certainly weird

We were intrigued by it’s name. You can see from the other reviews that once you pay your $12/pp... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MCS1266fun
A place for the Weird in us all!

This place is the tits! I loved it, every crazy bit of it. If your a fan of the weird, strange and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
InASenseLost0909
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“weird stuff” (9 reviews)
“wax museum” (7 reviews)
“small museum” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 11:45 PM
LOCATION
412 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-3740
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+1 512-476-5493
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were intrigued by it’s name. You can see from the other reviews that once you pay your $12/pp you go into the back room where you wind through a hallway of oddities & wait for your side show. Dan was the ‘freak’ (their word,...More

Thank MCS1266fun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the tits! I loved it, every crazy bit of it. If your a fan of the weird, strange and macabre then this place is for you. They have a shop that has lots of cool stickers, patches and other fun stuff dedicated...More

Thank InASenseLost0909
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This so called museum is a joke. Lame is an understatement. You first walk in to a gift shop and tickets booth. $12.00 overpriced dollars to get in. Once you pay you go through a turnstile to a very narrow, very dark hallway/room that houses...More

1  Thank Aerowing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

yes it is a very weird place if the have the side show on when you visit i would defintly pay the extra to see it.

Thank Denise R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know if the $12.00 is worth it really should be $6.00 really. Place was small on the first floor and if too many people are in at once it is not pleasant. They did a side show as the second part which was...More

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Had a blast. I am from Michigan visiting into Austin. As Austin’s Moto is keep Austin weird we walk down 6th street and found the museum of the weird. So glad we got to go through it. I loved seeing the mermaid story!! The side...More

Thank brookeelizabeth5683
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Very interesting niche place. It was smaller than we thought but there were tons of interesting exhibits crammed in, we had limited time but could have spent ages looking round. Our tour guide was Saul Ravencraft, he was very enigmatic, really engaging and "read" our...More

Thank Angela Y
Reviewed 2 October 2017

All the kinds of oddities in a small museum that you would expect in a traveling side-show. There is not a lot to see but it is interesting. Their show piece is the Ice Man, a character frozen in a block of ice. You don't...More

Thank Wyosoldier
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

It’s very tiny, and overpriced for what it’s worth. But it was a interesting experience. Our side show guy was hilarious but it was super cheesy.

Thank Taylor Ann H
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This is located in 6th street, which is the only reason we went. We were walking by after dinner and it was open pretty late. The price wasn't horrible and the staff were nice enough. We made our way through the exhibit pieces which reminded...More

1  Thank Tirzah D
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boogiesmom1985
25 July 2016|
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Response from Ashlee O | Reviewed this property |
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ChicagoGal0028
26 July 2015|
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Response from Steve B |
Wiley, thanks for inquiring! The price for seniors is $11 and includes the museum, guided tour, and show. Kids under 8 are $7 each. I hope you can make it, my wife and I are the owners and put our heart and soul into... More
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Wiley H
25 July 2015|
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Response from Ivan I | Reviewed this property |
$7 each for kids under 8. The site says senior discounts are available, but I am unsure of how substantial it is.
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