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IMAX, The Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

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Address: 1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-1342
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+1 512-936-8746
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
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Nice Museum

If you want to know more about Texas must visit this museum. We enjoyed all the history and movies they play. The building is beautiful starting with the big star. A must see in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Austin TX
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Austin TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you want to know more about Texas must visit this museum. We enjoyed all the history and movies they play. The building is beautiful starting with the big star. A must see in Austin.

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Buda, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Since this place has been remodeled I have seen two movies here. It is a visual and audio experience. 3-D and 4-D viewing. Every seat is a good seat. Also, they now have their own popcorn and sodas.

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Austin, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see. A museum any city would be proud to have. The architecture is wonderful. The largest free standing star and a mosaic on the ground floor of the history of Texas. NASA, American Indian and traveling exhibits are on separate floors. Historians give tours throughout the weekend. 'Highlighted' exhibits change throughout the year. Quirky trivia of Texas., "Stevie... More 

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Thank 814jamesu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Getting our annual state ornement. Local crafts & members, vendors, great sound and festive music . IMAX3D

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Visited with a member of the museum. Paid parking underground. Admission fee and further fees for presentations in the I-Max Theatre and regular theatre which must be purchased in advance. The in-house cafe is under renovation but the boutique is open for business. Watch out for large school groups. The 3-D I-Max documentary sponsored by Subaru used the 3-D aspect... More 

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Crestview, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

This was a great place to see Rogue One in 3D. Seats are comfortable and the glasses were easy to wear over regular eyeglasses. We went on a weekday at 1:00 and there were less than 20 people in the theater!

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Bob Bullock had the foresight that the capital of TX needed a state history museum. Besides touring the Capitol Building, this museum is another must see. It has great permanent and one-time exhibits. My favorite is the terrazzo floor underneath the Rotunda. The gift shop is one of the biggest for TX themed gifts that just aren't tacky souvenirs. Lastly,... More 

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Clarksville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

This is one outstanding theatre and what better way to experience it than to see the new Star Wars movie. Outstanding sound...so good the seats trembled during action scenes. A must see when you are in Austin. It is also in the same building with the Bob Bullock Museum.

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

One of the BEST places to watch a IMAX movie in Austin. Hugeeeee screen ,clean place, awesome & very friendly staff. They recently renovated this place and its the 1st Laser IMAX in the town. Movie experience whether be it 2D or 3D is always 5/5. The parking is free here after 5 pm. Since I work at downtown, this... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

We loved the newest movie celebrating the National Park System's 100th Anniversary! It was extremely adventurous, exhilarating and sometimes scary due to the incredible climbing scenes. Both educational and entertaining, I think our favorite parts involved the bears and prairie dogs. Seeing these parks made us proud to be a part of this great nation! Don't miss the rest of... More 

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