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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.
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1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-1342
+1 512-936-8746
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My actual tour of the museum exhibits was fairly abbreviated and rushed, due to the fact that my girlfriend and I were mainly here for a USC reception. That said, the exhibits were really cool, especially the NASA portion and the AT-6 Texan fighter plane/trainer.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good place to learn about the history of Texas. Some of the installations seem a bit old (the short movies are from around 2000) Plan a few hours for the visit.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was shocked that a state history museum had so few artifacts! Narrative posters were good but really wanted to see more. Children were bored -need more hands on exhibits. Disappointed

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have a few hours to spend in Austin and love history, this is the place to visit. The style of the museum was interactive so alot to see and do here.

Thank algsunshine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently I took several of my Grands to visit the Bob Bullock Texas Museum RODEO Exhibit! We really enjoyed it then went up to the 2nd floor for the Star of Texas Interactive Theater! They Loved it and wanted to repeat it! Another great event...More

Thank austexmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting this place you will be amazed to find families spending quality time together and learning. To my surprise I did not see one teenager on their cell phones. Hard to believe, right? Anyway. I advise anyone to take a few day when visiting...More

Thank scampanozzi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a great overview of all of Texas history. It is on my list of places to take out of town guests and first time visitors

Thank mr_larry_smith
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my go to movie theatre for Block Buster Movies. Although the seating is limited, it is the largest movie screen of it’s type in state and adds so much to your moviegoing experience with IMAX . I love the terrazzo floor mural of...More

Thank sjwsjw579
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The exhibits were well laid out and explanatory. You can learn about the history of Texas all the way to more modern times. The price of admission was $13, which I didn't think was too bad. I didn't do any of the movie viewings, but...More

Thank byronj384
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a few blocks from the Capitol . The docents are fantastic. The have an IMAX and an additional theater for an additional charge. Very beautiful and extensive exhibits. They also have a grill/restaurant and a very nice outdoor balcony dining area .

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Martin A
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.
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.
Benson L
September 30, 2016|
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Response from Dad05 | Reviewed this property |
$13 for an adult