Austin History Center

Austin History Center

Sunday 12 PM - 6 PM
Monday Closed
Tuesday - Saturday 10 AM - 6 PM

About Austin History Center

  • As the local history collection of the Austin Public Library, the Austin History Center (AHC) provides the public with information about the history, current events and activities of the City of Austin and Travis County.
  • The AHC collects and preserves information about local governments, businesses, residents, institutions and neighborhoods so that generations to come will have access to Austin’s rich history.
  • For more information about the AHC visit


  • The Faulk Central Library and the Austin History Center are the only Library facilities that charge for parking.
  • There are metered spaces in the parking lot between the Faulk Central Library and the Austin History Center, and other parking options are available.
  • Parking is free at the parking meters Monday and Tuesday after 6 PMand free all day on Sunday.

The Austin History Center is located in Council District 9 of the City of Austin.