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Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
+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
+1 512-936-8746
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This week there was an exhibit on prohibition and flappers. They were very well done and appropriate for children and adults. There was also a wonderful film in 3-D and butterflies. Also appropriate for children and adults.

Thank Tzipster
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have never before come across a more biased view on history as here. The Alamo warriors are depicted as heroes while in today’s political discourse they would be called terrorists ( (and as a minimum should be called dumb for fighting a lost cause...More

1  Thank FAU2409
Reviewed 3 days ago

Nothing particularly unique about this museum (as compared to other state history museums) but it was well laid out and had a good special exhibition on prohibition. Focus was on Texas history and it seemed very informative. It only took an hour or so to...More

Thank Is_brea_taisteal
Reviewed 4 days ago

walk through the history of Texas is very well done. fascinating to learn about the LaSalle exploration. special exhibition on Prohibition was lots of fun.

Thank precani
Reviewed 4 days ago

The exhibits are old and need updating and added context from the Spanish or Mexican point of view. It reminds me of history books that are so biased that they are unbelievable.

Thank C R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a very impressive museum to learn about Texas. We were there to learn about Texas history ... and we did! Docents were excellent. Thanks.

Thank AK_Steve_AK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum was laid out well. ery educational. I did feel the admission fee was a bit high and parking directions could have had better signage directing people to the parking lot.

Thank MAV1031
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting history lesson from beginning to end. There is wreckage from an old wooden boat from the LaSalle expedition, Civil War artifacts, NASA artifacts, etc. It also looks like a great setting for an event - they were setting up what appeared to be an...More

Thank Angela R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting museum which gives you a comprehensive history of Texas, the top floor concentrates on the economic growth of Texas. The middle floor concentrates on the social and historical development of Texas and the first floor has a exhibit of an old French...More

Thank Aria818
Reviewed 1 week ago

I passed this museum in the first Sunday of a month and admission was free. I wound up spending about two pleasant hours during this impromptu visit. The featured temporary exhibit when I visited regarded music festivals and it was interesting. Of the primary exhibits,...More

Thank MikeBHR
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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