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Bullock Texas State History Museum

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Museum that chronicles the history of Texas with three themed exhibits: Land, Identity and Opportunity.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Austin
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1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-1342
Downtown
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+1 512-936-8746
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Interesting museum with a diverse display of Texas history. Courteous and professional staff. Affordable for families.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Gary D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Recently visited Austin and took a walk from my hotel to this museum . Excellent and informative exhibits. The restoration of the the ship LaBelle is so fascinating and so well done .You can easily spend 2-3+ hours in this museum.Friendly staff

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Herbert S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Recommended time to visit is 3 hours minimum if you want to engage in all displays. The themes are land, opportunity, and identity. We found a lot to like, you will also.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank edq88222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Could only stay for a short bit but it was a spectacular place that I could get lost in! What a marvelous experience.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mcummings83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on Texas Independence Day and there were special programs going on. The standard exhibits are superb and the museum is beautifully designed. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank F4050TQnancyk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an excellent museum of Texas history. The best way to go about this would be to see aside three to four hours and take a break in the cafe in the middle. We did not see IMAX but they would require adding more...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank baywanderer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun for kids to learn fun facts about Texas History. As a teacher great field trip location. Enjoy the interactive seating and museum features. Surro

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rita B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a year by year history of the birth of Texas and the renaissance. All students should attend. Also parents. Many artifacts are on display.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank leon039
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three floors of Texas history done extremely well. You start your journey beginning with the early arrival of Europeans and continue forward in time learning all about the development of the “Lone Star” State. We spent about 3 hours taking in the many excellent exhibits...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Onthego1950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spend an hour at the Bullock Museum while in Austin. It's a very well done display of mostly Texas history. The most interesting displays are related to a French ship which sunk off the coast in the Gulf of Mexico. The original shipworks and artifacts...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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January 19, 2019|
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Response from sjwsjw579 | Reviewed this property |
IMAX-$14. for features (& well worth it) while there are varying prices below that for exhibits. Parking in the garage is $8. and during construction of the new garage next door, street parking is limited. There are some... More
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July 22, 2018|
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Response from Jeff A | Reviewed this property |
Given 4 - 17 $9.00 then under 4 are free but you should call the museum to confirm.
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karenlenderman
May 4, 2018|
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Response from Diane P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we also arrived around that time. We saw the whole museum but toward the end we were rushed. Depends on how much you read but I would think 3 hrs is ample time. Have fun.
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