Activities & Resources
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum552in Austin, TX 78701
about Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum:
The Museum's dramatic, three-story central exhibit atrium features a circa 1940 AT-6 "Texan" airplane, a full-scale windmill, the Capitol's original Goddess of Liberty, and a vintage "Texas" theater sign. Featuring the best objects from around the state, the Museum highlights enduring themes in Texas history on each floor.
The Museum also features a 60-foot digital Texas Timeline. Individual computer monitors connected to the Timeline allow visitors to explore different subjects of interest in Texas history. The computer center, located at the Museum's third floor rotunda level, gives visitors free access to information about other history museums, historic sites, and archives across the state.
IMAX tickets alone run $7 for adults; $6 for seniors and college students with ID; $5 for children. (Feature-length IMAX films run $9-$12.) Texas Spirit Theater tickets are $5 for adults; $4 for seniors, students, and children. Combination tickets offer a less expensive alternative, if you want to visit the exhibits, IMAX, and/or Texas Spirit Theater.
Become a card-carrying Texan with Family Membership. A $60-$85 per year fee covers unlimited exhibit admission, free IMAX theater tickets, free Texas Spirit theater tickets, free parking passes, $1 off additional theater tickets, a subscription to the museum newsletter, a 10% discount in the museum store, discounts at other History Museums through the Time Travelers Program, express members ticketing, and advance reservations and discounts on education programs.
The museum is closed on New Years Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day.