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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 3 days ago

As a fifth generation Texan, I was a bit disappointed in the Bullock museum. The exhibits didn't cover much of the efforts and history of Texas independence. A bit dry.

Thank LJMK1
Reviewed 3 days ago

My cousin needed to visit this museum for educational purposes as she is in college. The museum's own parking was a $10.00 flat fee and we went on the 1st Sunday of the month which is free admission for everyone. The Spirit theater and the...More

Thank Vanessa H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really liked the museum. Beautiful building with informative displays. We just wish we didn’t go on a day when there was a group of 50+ middle schoolers so we could have more time to look around.

Thank Jen N
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Provided a chronological and easy-to-understand documentary/photos of Texas history. This helped me to understand why, as a general principle, Texans would rather right, than switch (especially with the upcoming Senatorial election). Great tee shirts, post cards, and original gifts in their Gift Shop. Museum Staff...More

Thank motownmona
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I like all the different areas within the museum. The children were entertained by the dissolute. They have readings and interaction for the kids. The theater was great. Feels the shark was right there. The films change regularly.

Thank 292roser
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Always enjoy visiting museums and this was no exception. Spend a good 2 hours here. Good exhibits and movies.

Thank redmondrovers
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited the Bob Bullock Texas History Museum located in the center of Austin. Parking is located underground at the museum. This is a great museum to see and experience Texas history. The first floor was dedicated to the rodeo. Lots of rodeo memorabilia there...More

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with my family, including 80+ year old, a tween, 30 & 40 somethings, and we found they had something for everyone. Good interactive exhibits and it took us a few hours to get through the whole museum because everyone was interested in different...More

Thank SadieInAustin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Covers Texas history very well, with multiple exhibits on three floors. There's a good deal on the Texas War for Independence, as well as Texas' participation in subsequent wars. There are exhibits involving all significant aspects of Texas history, including sports and music. Presently, there...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my son who was visiting from New York and had never been to Austin. I have only been here 6 years so it was a great way for both of us to learn about Texas through the years.

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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