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A photograph of the mural painted in the lobby of the Lorenzo de Zavala State Library and Archives Building in Austin, Texas. Image: “Texas Moves Toward Statehood” by Peter Rogers and Peter Hurd

Image: “Texas Moves Toward Statehood” by Peter Rogers and Peter Hurd | Learn more about the lobby mural

*Please note: On-site visitor services are currently limited, due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). See our services page for further information, updated regularly.

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission offers tours for audiences of all ages. All tours are offered at no charge. A tour of the Lorenzo de Zavala Archives and Library Building encompasses a general overview of TSLAC and its functions with visits to the public service areas.

Tour Policy (PDF)  |  Before You Visit

Tour Scheduling Procedures

To schedule a tour, complete the tour request form at least two weeks in advance of the date you would like to visit.

Please have the following information on hand to complete the form:

  • Group name, if applicable
  • Name of contact, email address, and phone number
  • Number of participants for the tour (approximate is fine)
  • Date and time of tour – with additional alternate dates
  • Please use the comment section to indicate any special needs the group may have

Tour Request Form

Preferred Date and Time


Alternate Date and Time


Contact Information

Page last modified: May 1, 2020