Plan Your Visit

General Information

Experience the legendary Story of Texas as revealed through ever-changing exhibits, innovative films, and unique encounters at the Bullock Texas State History Museum, which is located in the heart of downtown Austin. Shop for unique gifts at the Museum Store, enjoy lunch at the Story of Texas Café and don't forget to take a photo in front of the iconic bronze star on the Lone Star Plaza. Please contact us at (512)846-4649 if we can help make your visit more pleasant.

Telephone:
General Information (512) 936-8746
Ticket Reservations (512) 936-4649

Email (for general inquires):
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Mailing Address:
Bullock Texas State History Museum
P.O. Box 12874
Austin, TX 78711

Hours

Monday - Saturday

9am – 6pm

Sunday

noon – 6pm

The museum is open year-round, except on the following holidays:

New Year's Day

Thanksgiving Day

Christmas Day

Easter Sunday

Christmas Eve Day

 

The IMAX Theatre offers screenings during Museum hours and has some evening and holiday extended hours. See show times.

Tickets

Single Attraction Tickets

FREE for Members; free for ages 3 and under. Tickets are available at the Museum or online with a service fee. The times below are approximate; visitors are able to move at their own pace through the Museum, and re-entry to the exhibits is permitted throughout the day.

 Exhibits
3 floors
45 mins/floor
IMAX Theatre
Documentary

45 mins
IMAX Theatre
Feature

varies
Texas Spirit
Theater

20 mins
Adult $12 $9 $12 $5
Student $10 $8 $10 $4
Senior/Military
(with valid id)
$10 $8 $10 $4
Youth 4-17 yrs $8 $7 $10 $4

Best Value

Museum Members not only get into the exhibits for FREE but also get discounts on theater tickets, FREE parking, and much more. Become a Member today!

Parking & Directions

The Bullock Museum's underground parking garage entrance is located on the south side of the museum on 18th Street. There is a fee of $8 (full day, no re-entry).

Parking garage is free after 6pm.


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Austin B-Cycle

40 B-stations available 24/7 for venue hopping, exploring Austin

Building on the national bike-share phenomena, Austin B-cycle provides a network of 24 hour/day, on demand bicycle stations to the urban core. With 40 station operating in downtown Austin, B-cycle will get you from point A to B fast and easy.

For more information on how it works, how much is costs, and station locations, visit the Austin B-Cycle website.

Public Transportation

For the most current infomation on schedules and fares, please visit the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro) website.

Routes stopping in the immediate vicinity:

  • 142 Metric Flyer
  • 103 Manchaca Flyer
  • 110 South Central Flyer
  • 464 MLK Jr/Capitol

Routes stopping within 2 blocks of the Bullock Museum:

1

2

5

7

18

19

111

127

171

481

935

982

985

987

990

Via MetroRapid:

  • 801

Via MetroRail:

  • Redline to MLK Jr Station > 464 MLK Jr/Capitol Connector

Austin Cultural Campus

The Bullock Museum is a part of Austin's Cultural Campus; a cultural destination including the Blanton Museum of Art, Bullock Texas State History Museum, the Harry Ransom Center, Landmarks, the LBJ Library and Museum, Texas Memorial Museum, and the Visual Arts Center. Learn more

 

Blanton Museum of Art Bullock Texas State History Museum

Harry Ransom Center

Landmarks LBJ Library and Museum Texas Memorial Museum Visual Arts Center

Información en Español

Horario

Lunes – Sabado: 9 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Domingo: Mediodía - 6 p.m.

El Museo es cerrado Día de Año Nuevo, Domingo de Pascua, Día de Acción de Gracias, Noche Buena, Navidad. El IMAX Theatre ha estendido sus horas en algunas noches y fines de semana. Haga clic aquí para el horario de proyección de IMAX Theatre. Todas las horas de operacion, tiempos de peliculas, y precios de boleto pueden cambiar sin nota.

Entrada

GRATIS para Miembros del Museo. $12 para adultos, $10 para estudiantes (con identificación); $10 para mayores/military; $8 jóvenes 4-17; gratis por niños de 3 años o más jovenes.

Free First Sunday

The museum provides free admission to the Exhibits on the first Sunday of each month. Regular admission prices still apply to the Texas Spirit Theater and IMAX Theatre.