Tower Tour Schedule

Additional Information

Gain a new perspective of The University of Texas and surrounding community while visiting UT's landmark Tower! Reopened in 1999, the Tower observation deck offers a fantastic view of the campus and Austin. Public access to the observation deck is available only via these escorted tours.



  • Thursdays       6pm-8pm
  • Fridays            6pm-8pm
  • Saturdays        2pm-8pm


  • Saturdays         2pm-6pm
  • Sundays           2pm-6pm


  • Saturdays         2pm-6pm
  • Sundays           2pm-6pm


  • Saturdays        1pm-5pm
  • Sundays          1pm-5pm

 *Closed November 25-26 for Thanksgiving


  • Saturdays        1pm-5pm
  • Sundays          1pm-5pm


All tours start at the beginning of each hour

  • Summer 2017 tours run June 1 through August 19
  • Fall 2017 tours run September 2 through December 10
  • Spring 2018 schedule resumes March 3


The carrying of any firearm, including a concealed handgun carried by a license holder, is prohibited on the UT Tower observation deck and in those immediate areas secured by The University of Texas at Austin Police Department (“UTPD”) in advance of any public or private tour. Notice conforming to Texas Penal Code, Section 30.06 will be provided.

There will be no gun storage lockers at the UT Tower or Texas Union.

The Tower houses UT administrative offices, so tours are not conducted during normal business hours.

For inquiries or to make reservations, please call the Texas Union Hospitality Desk at 512-475-6633.