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Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-936-8746
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Some of our group went to view the Stevie Ray Vaughn exhibit and found it fun and informative... read more

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janeebeth
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Mansfield, Texas
The History of Texas in Exhibits, Words & Photos -- Perfect!

This afternoon my husband Richard and I toured the Bullock Museum (thestoryoftexas.com). It's... read more

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Donna O
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Museum that chronicles the history of Texas with three themed exhibits: Land, Identity and Opportunity.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Downtown
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+1 512-936-8746
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Reviewed yesterday

Some of our group went to view the Stevie Ray Vaughn exhibit and found it fun and informative. Military are given free entrance so our nephew got all 6 member in free! Bonus!

Thank janeebeth
Reviewed yesterday

This afternoon my husband Richard and I toured the Bullock Museum (thestoryoftexas.com). It's wonderful, and made better by the parking garage adjacent to it. Kept our car from turning into a blast furnace. The main exhibit on the first floor of the museum is the...More

Thank Donna O
Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful afternoon spent at the Bullock Museum with my husband! Texas has so much history and the Bullock Museum really has so much to offer. I learned so much from the exhibits. Worth stopping in!

Thank Anthromom439
Reviewed yesterday

Viewing Texas history from the early ship "La Belle' all the way through to Space exploration was a very enjoyable way to spend 2-3 hours.

Thank yardranger
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We enjoyed our visit. Being from the east coast, we know little about Texas history. I will say, though, that while in Texas (Austin & San Antonio), we saw & learned much of Texas/Spanish/Mexican history, but very little about the native land & people that...More

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum has a lot of things to do. They have a theatre selection of different imax films in the lobby there is a virtual reality simulator of flying over a city. My 9 year old nephew did that and loved it. Lots of different...More

Thank Braley C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Texans will know what that line is all about. For visitors the Bob Bullock Museum is a chance to find out about the history of this huge and unique State - including the significance of those words (borrowed from the Spartans). The Museum is beautifully...More

Thank SummeryDave
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well worth visiting to gain an insight into the History of Texas. Exhibits are superbly laid out & informative. Wish we'd visited the Bullock before the Alamo as it would have helped our understanding of all we learnt there. For most people 2 or 3...More

Thank Octarine2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a Great place to take the Kids and out of town guests one can stay all day looking and seeing the history.

Thank 106cliffordw
Reviewed 5 days ago

I returned to the museum because I saw they had a Stevie Ray Vaughn exhibit that was about to close. It was a great exhibit that I really enjoyed. They also had a festivals exhibit that hilighted Woodstock among others. It was very cool as...More

Thank cbell11austin
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Benson L
30 September 2016|
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Response from mscara | Reviewed this property |
We went on a free day. Think it was sponsored by HEB. One Sunday a month??
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hall4ever
16 September 2016|
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Response from Lorraine R | Reviewed this property |
Seemed to be a good experience for children but no hands on activity noted.
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Kim M
23 March 2015|
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Response from James S | Reviewed this property |
Maximum prices (without discounts) for exhibitions $12 for Imax documentaries $9 for Imax Feature films $13 for Spirit theater $7 - details of discounts check the... More
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