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Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 N Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-936-8746
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Modern & Fresh

The history museum is named after former Texas Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock, who championed its... read more

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Big_Jeff_Leo
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St Helens, United Kingdom
Great Place to Visit, Get the Membership Pass.

This place is fantastic to learn Texas History. The membership pass is well-worth it, we have the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
HonestReviews2U
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Austin, 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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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1800 N Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
Downtown
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+1 512-936-8746
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Reviewed yesterday

The history museum is named after former Texas Lieutenant Governor Bob Bullock, who championed its creation. This is a very modern and fresh museum. The museum has three floors of interactive exhibits; the first floor theme is "land," the second floor theme "identity," and the...More

Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is fantastic to learn Texas History. The membership pass is well-worth it, we have the Hacienda level. You can watch nature films for free and get discounts to current films at their IMAX. 3-D films are spectacular!

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Only negative is that it is not bigger, after all everything is big in Texas. More information about Texas state history than ca n be absorbed in one visit but even an hour or so when visiting the capital or going to the Imax to...More

Thank stepehnf
Reviewed 4 days ago

I really loved this museum. The display on the early history of Texas is very good and presents the story in an accessible manner that still manages to convey the complexities and the changes over time. I was particularly taken with the display of the...More

Thank Robert M C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to see the SRV exhibit. Brought back so many memories. His guitars,stage clothes, posters, hand written lyrics. Great to see, but miss him.

Thank Joan C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I'm not sure about others, but if you're from Texas this is a moving tribute to our heritage. I loved the film, the "Alamo" and the history. I've been here with young children, school field trips, visiting relatives and friends. God Bless Texas!

Thank TierneyOfTexas
Reviewed 5 days ago

This facility is top notch and excellent for families and adults alike. Provides a very through History of Texas.

Thank April G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Enjoy the entire museum on the first Sunday of each month for free. I enjoy seeing all the new exhibits and reviewing the old ones.

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are visiting Austin or Texas for the first time, don't miss this museum. Even if you've lived here all your life, you may not know the history of this great state and the Bullock will transport you back in time to see for...More

Thank 92helenv
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we area retired couple we always enjoy these museums that cater to both children and adults. Large well organized and a perfect introduction to texas for the remainder of our trip. A short walk from the capital . Decent restaurant we used it to...More

Thank bobretired
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Benson L
Ticket price?
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??
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hall4ever
Is there a children's area with hands in experience opportunities?
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.
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Kim M
What is the cost and the hours? Where to park?
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
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