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Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-936-8746
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Engaging tour of the recent history of Texas

Our group of 22 people took the tour of the Bullock museum guided by a friendly, funny, retired man... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
The Netherlands
Worth The Visit

We had a great time here. I didn't think the boys would like this but, we all enjoyed our time... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kelli K
Cleburne, United States
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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 4 days ago

Our group of 22 people took the tour of the Bullock museum guided by a friendly, funny, retired man (Bill?) whom succeeded well in keeping us all interested and engaged. The museum has clear displays, interesting signs with a good font size, and a lovely...More

Thank Proefkonijn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great time here. I didn't think the boys would like this but, we all enjoyed our time here. Very informative and interesting and allot to look at. It was well worth our time!

Thank Kelli K
Reviewed 5 days ago

The ship, the movie, the tour rank right there with the Alamo which is our #1 historical monument in San Antonio. You don't have to be a history buff to enjoy the journey of this ship.

Thank JoeMcCullough
Reviewed 5 days ago

An overall view and display of the Republic of Texas history. Entertainment for a day including interactive theatre at reasonable costs. Recommended time during early school schedule when not overwhelmed by students. A daily attractions near UT and state capitol. Parking fee and admission fee.

Thank codepat
Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is great to explore the history of Texas. One of my kids favorite is to see all the different versions of the flag they have on display. But the best thing... IMAX! Great theater, very frequently have something showing that I know the...More

Thank LittleKings
Reviewed 1 week ago

Mildly expensive for what it is. The exhibit on video games was fun but not certain why it was in this museum.The 2 tweens I took seemed to enjoy themselves.

Thank Harvey R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Museum was only ok for us. From the outside it looks huge but there really isn't a whole lot of content inside. There was a lot of different rooms for different time periods. There just wasn't much in them. Kids got bored pretty quickly....More

Thank BaileyLeclerc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed our time exploring the state museum. I felt I have a much better picture of the history behind Texas and it's culture. Definitely recommend this for families and anyone wanting to know more. It is one of the best history museums I've...More

Thank Danielle S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great way to spend part of a day in Austin. The museum itself is very beautiful and has a meandering quality to it. Don't forget to look down- there are tidbits of history on every surface of this place. Lots to see and explore...More

Thank vegstar1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You could spend the day here if you really wanted to take it all in. I thought the way they covered history in the 1800's was particularly impressive as they mocked up the time period including the flooring. Quite rightly a lot of attention is...More

1  Thank AnselmColom
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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