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Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-1342
+1 512-936-8746
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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 78701-1342
+1 512-936-8746
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent staff! Beyond polite and helpful. Everything was easy to find. Well worth the time! My daughter loved the history of gaming exhibit!

Thank Natalie W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a 3-D IMAX movie and another movie with “special” effects. We also toured several conventional parts of the museum.

Thank JALToronto
Reviewed 5 days ago

The parking garage for the museum charges a straight fee of $10 dollars to park under the museum, no matter how long you park your car there. I think senior citizens should be able to get a discount for parking but I was told they...More

Thank AttyVette
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Every time I come to Austin I come to this museum. They have some terrific and informative permanent exhibits as well as temporary ones. The one about video games was really fun and brought back lots of memories. Fun to think that video games have...More

Thank Ruthann B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In a couple hours we didn't even finish 2 floors. We really enjoyed the displays and exhibits. Even our teenagers stayed interested ... Most of the time! Don't forget to look up and down - there are cool things to see all around.

Thank 150hotelnightsayear
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum was quite spectacular, in my opinion. The building is grand and the exhibits were excellent. The history of Texas came to life with artifacts, movies, pictures and well educated staff. We went as a family on this visit. Entrance is free on the...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 1 week ago

As museum junkies, we love a good museum and the Bullock did not disappoint. The museum itself is beautiful and graceful with its stair cases and carefully organized exhibits that peek out from each story they occupy. Even though we were there the day of...More

Thank SY_Nelson
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I had been at the Blanton Art museum across the street and had about 30-40 minutes before we had to part ways. We decided to move over to the Bullock Texas State museum since it was free this particular Sunday afternoon. If...More

Thank Apanda8
Reviewed 1 week ago

The story of Texas is a great one--it comes alive in the objects in this museum. the films are well done too.

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I admit, I love this museum because I am a native Texan and appreciate the fantastic overview of Texas history. My husband, however, who is not from Texas, loved this museum too! It provides a visual, interactive history of my great state, from the pre-republic...More

Thank Kim C
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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??
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.
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