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Bullock Texas State History Museum

1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
+1 512-936-8746
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Great museum

Beautiful museum with wonderful exhibits. Also, very informative staff. It kept my kids, ages 8... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
Danielle P
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First stop in Austin.

As a tourist, i really enjoyed this museum. I always make it a point to go to a local history... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
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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 30 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful museum with wonderful exhibits. Also, very informative staff. It kept my kids, ages 8, 11 & 14 engaged. We learned a lot!

Thank Danielle P
Reviewed 30 July 2016

As a tourist, i really enjoyed this museum. I always make it a point to go to a local history museum wherever i go so that I can get a quick introduction to a place. This museum did it for me. The exhibit design was...More

Thank BrittaniaBear
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Love this museum, it has so many cool exhibits. I think every local and every visitor to Austin should check out this museum. Great place to beat the heat!

Thank cbell11austin
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Our family of four two adults and two teenagers spent a happy couple of hours exploring the museum. We learnt a lot about texas history with a real range of exhibits from an ancient boat through the oil boom to the space age. A well...More

Thank Stonegatherer
Reviewed 28 July 2016

In Austin for 10 days visiting my son. We stayed at a hotel close to the Capitol building and did a lot of walking and site seeing. We went to the Bullock Texas State History Museum and so glad we did. The Museum provides you...More

Thank PITTparent
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I've heard such great things about this place but unfortunately I think it was expensive and didn't offer that much. The building is gorgeous but the exhibits were not that interesting. If you know Texas History, and have lived in Texas, then you likely won't...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Don't miss this. Awesome. See all the films they provide, experiance the exhibits, spend time strolling and reading. Sucha a welath of knowledge in thid one location. Should be a must for families, a real gem. Friendly staff, great history, well laid out. Spend some...More

Thank Janice H
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We took our granddaughters to visit this museum. It was their choice over the LBJ Library. The museum is laid out in an easy-to-follow layout, so it flows through our history showing the struggles to be free of Mexico and ALL the heros, we'll known...More

Thank Marilyn A
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great few hours spent in this museum - so much to see and so well set out. Great films to watch on the way round and so much information. Would recommend to anyone visiting Austin. There is an entrance fee but it is well worth...More

Thank Macy123
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to take the children. It is not on a serious adult level. The displays are OK, and you will not be bored. If you have been to some of our great historic museums--think DC--then skip this and enjoy the really...More

Thank 1234texas
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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??
16 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
23 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