• First Sundays
    FREE exhibit admission the first Sunday of the month!
  • Field trips

    Plan a free field trip and get educator resources

  • Event calendar

    See what exciting events are coming up!

  • Family

    Join today! Take your place in the Story of Texas

Calendar of Events

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This Day in Texas History

April 23, 1936 – Roy Orbison was born in Vernon, Texas. This legendary rock ‘n’ roll singer and songwriter grew up in the small oil town of Wink, where he learned to play guitar at age six.

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 really big screen 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.