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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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“imax theater” (154 reviews)
“la belle” (39 reviews)
“three floors” (68 reviews)
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1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-1342
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's a very interesting and complete museum. Pics were not allowed to be taken inside, unfortunately, but it doesn't really matter. It is worth the visit.

Thank andreamorrissey61
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We really had a fun time for a day when we were visiting. Granted, they had an exhibit on the history of video games which my sons absolutely adored. The permanent exhibits also were very well done, though a lot of reading and not very...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is an extraordinary museum with an IMAX and all the history about Texas. If you are from out of town or the other side of the globe... This is a great place to visit in Texas.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are not particularly museum people but this is Exceptional. Several main exhibits on the three floors. Well oraganized and user friendly. Some good videos scattered in -- and you can sit a bit -- it is a big museum Take advantage of the videos...More

Thank traveler987Napa
Reviewed 6 days ago

A History class... learning more than you ever did in school and at your own pace!! Its an average of 2-3 hours. We started on the top floor and worked our way down.

Thank justmehere211
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The La Belle is the oldest and most comprehensive shipwreck in the USA - French, from 1640s and recovered and transported to Austin where the Museum now houses the remains. Of particular interest are the Roman numerals used on the planks, suggesting this could have...More

Thank Ravjad
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking lot is available, rates change if there is a game or event at UT Austin. This museum is fully dedicated to the history of Texas since its initial colonization to current times, with more emphasis on the independence of Texas and its posterior assimilation...More

Thank Ricardo P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well done exhibits and really great staff. Unfortunately we only had about 2 hours to spare, so we couldn't spend as much time at the museum as we would have liked. Before we even got inside, a staff member came outside and greeted us, asked...More

Thank EAB6405
Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad that I added this stop to my half day available in Austin before flying home. In the heart of the city, right by the State Capitol. Fantastic insights as to how Texas began, emerged and developed. We learned much of what one needs...More

Thank travmav00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this museum, very informative and shows the humble beginnings of Texas. Well organized and almost quite similar to Hawaii's Bishop Museum

Thank verav927
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Benson L
1 October 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??
17 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
24 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