• When Austin Got Weird
    Find out when Austin got weird
  • First Sundays
    First Sundays: films, programs, & free exhibits
  • Field trips

    Field trip reservations open Friday, August 1

  • Family

    Join today! Take your place in the Story of Texas


This Day in Texas History

July 30, 1941 – The US Army declared eminent domain over Texas’ Matagorda Peninsula, establishing a bombing and machine-gun range on the land during WWII.

Texas Artifact Spotlight

New at the Museum

New artifacts are added to the Bullock Museum virtually every day. Artifacts are loaned to us and interchanged with others. Read the latest edition of the Texas Artifact Spotlight and visit the Artifact Gallery page to see what has been recently installed.


imax movie screen Playing this month in the IMAX Theatre

See stunning documentaries and feature films on the biggest screen in Texas in Austin's premiere IMAX Theatre. Look up showtimes and tickets for your next adventure!

the museum at night

Shouldn't Your Event be as Grand as Texas

The Bullock Texas State History Museum is a wonderful location for private events. From wedding receptions to awards dinners to casual buffets, the Museum is the ideal venue for any occasion.