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Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-936-8746
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Great History

This place is, of course, a history museum so the information and visuals are excellent. We... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Austin, Texas
What a place!!!

Wow. What a museum. Dedicated to all things Texas. From a French ship that sunk in 1686 off the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Buda, Texas
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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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“imax theater” (149 reviews)
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1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-936-8746
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This place is, of course, a history museum so the information and visuals are excellent. We, however, enjoy the iMax theater. We were there recently to view a movie, a matinee, and the theater was virtually empty. Great seats !

Thank 854paulines
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wow. What a museum. Dedicated to all things Texas. From a French ship that sunk in 1686 off the coast of Texas to how Texas became a republic, and then a state to the formation of the computer technology industry, NASA, cattle drives, all things...More

Thank daddymo2
Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you find yourself looking for something to do with the family, look no further. The collection of Texas-specific artifacts is wonderful. And the IMAX theater is a huge plus.

Thank Keep_Austin_Beerd
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Displays, films, exhibits are always interesting of the finest quality. This is a must see when in Austin.

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 22 August 2016

There was some interesting history but I found the layout didn't flow and some of the information confusing or hard to interpret. I'd just come from the LBJ Library which I loved and this museum was just okay. Since it was a rainy day it...More

Thank sandram972016
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Wonderful museum. Ticketing is easy. Be sure to see the little history of Texas film on the second floor. Well done.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely surprise while registering for UTA dorm with my daughter. Very beautiful photography. Hop onto the top floor to find a superb collection of Big Bend National Park pics. Thanks!

Thank SandritaDuran
Reviewed 20 August 2016

A very disappointing and expensive experience for two tickets and parking. Many of the "live" exhibits had been taken down and replaced with documents, maps and a video. IMAX theater was closed as was the snack bar. Not for younger children.

Thank texcamille
Reviewed 19 August 2016

Great family place to learn Texas history. Easy access and is reasonably priced. Lots of historical artifacts and documents.

Thank Alan T
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Texas has such rich history. This museum, while quite new and beautiful just feels like if doesn't have any direction.

Thank Chris B
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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