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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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1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701-1342
+1 512-936-8746
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of interesting Texas history. The revived sunken ship is an absolute miracle. Learned a great deal about the Texas early beginnings.

Thank CarolynBab
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Very good museum. Large modern facility. Very informative especially to new Texans. Special exhibits are outstanding. Filled with Texas culture and geographical information. Take the children. They will enjoy the technological productions.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to get the history of Texas + more. Great flag history pieces. Multiple other exhibitions on also.

Thank MD B
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful facility with diverse exhibits. They covered a bit of everything about Texas without being overwhelming,

Thank DocChesapeake
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

If you are a newcomer to Texas this is the best place to get Complete and entertaining history. The exhibits are so very well done . You will leave with a full explanation of how this major state came into being . The men and...More

Thank Dick B
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the newly renovated IMAX to see Raiders of Lost Arc. The new seats are awesome. Even a movie that I have dozens of times really pops on the new sound and system

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The information and exhibitions at the museum were very nice and interesting. I was a bit disappointed, ONLY because I had very HIGH expectations and was a little hungry. It did intrigue me and I now want to research more Texas history.

1  Thank rtrips2015
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The museum is well laid out letting you move through historical events by floor. There are a lot of interactive stations and lots of visuals when you get tired of reading. We also got tickets to the Omni theater which was great.

1  Thank Julisa921
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Well set out in sections over 3 floors. IMAX theatre with scheduled showings. Check out times when you arrive. The Texas experience production was very good and with some surprises. There was a special exhibition on the rise of the Nazis and the problems of...More

1  Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 19 October 2016

It was a stinking hot day and it was beautiful to be inside the museum with air conditioning. The displays and the story of Texas were well portrayed and the timelines easy to follow. The boat was very interesting and something we did not know...More

1  Thank ozandy
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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